“That’s my view, and it happens to be correct”

From DemocracyNow!, specifcally this story, we get the charmingly humble statement from Justice Antonin Scalia I used as this post's title. What is his view? Torture is not punishment so it is not actually prohibited by the US constitution's eigth ammendment, forbidding the infliction of "cruel and unusual punishment". It is fascinating and alarming to … Continue reading “That’s my view, and it happens to be correct”

Flights of Fantasy

So most of us have probably seen them before, animations of flight patterns spreading across North America and the globe, but I thought this one was particularily satisfying in its production: Try not to think of all the carbon emissions associated with all that flying!

Another Week of GW News, April 27, 2008

Sipping from the internet firehose... This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H.E.Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week's Global Warming news roundup (skip to bottom) Top Stories:Methane, Forests Sink to Source, Sulphate Geoengineering Melting Arctic, Seabed Claims, Antarctica, Saving the Earth, Late Comments A Note on the Food Crisis, Food … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, April 27, 2008

Another Week of GW News, April 20, 2008

Sipping from the internet firehose... This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H.E.Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week's Global Warming news roundup (skip to bottom) Top Stories:Food Crisis, Do Nothing Speech, Paris Greenland, Ward Hunt, Antarctic Salinity, Stern, EGU, Jet Streams, Vulcan Hurricanes, Emanuel, GHGs, Temperatures, Carbon Cycle, Feedbacks, Sea … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, April 20, 2008