Via the contest notification I posted about here, I just watched a very effective video they say was conceived, written and directed by a 10 year old boy. Watch it below, it is about a minute: "Save It" Global Warming message by 10 yr old from 1skycampaign on Vimeo. Not to be critical at all, … Continue reading Forget the planet, save the humans!
Via an unsolicited email, I have learned of a video contest I thought I would share with Science Blogs readers. The contest "gives Americans an opportunity to inspire our next president to take bold climate action." I will quote the press release below, you can participate by producing a video or just by watching and … Continue reading Climate Matters Video Contest
Sizzle: A Global Warming Comedy is a new film from scientist turned filmmaker Randy Olsen ("Rediagnosing the Oceans", "Flock of Dodos") and rather than being a film about global warming, it is a film about the making of a film about global warming. Sizzle is also a self described "novel blend of three genres - … Continue reading Sizzle: A Global Warming Comedy
Even the most mainstream of the mainstream media are finally onto the topic of Peak Oil. Today the Washington Post came out with part 3 of the 5 part series linked to just above. There is a nice picture gallery (beware the ad with sound) with very old photos of oil fields etc. My favorite … Continue reading Peak Oil in the mainstream media
Over the course of the last few years it has become quite clear to me that the attacks on the science of global warming in general are as often reiterated as they are clearly fallacious. Initially created in 2006 for my own use as a handy way to reference and reuse the relevant material to … Continue reading Sceptic Guide now on Science Blogs
Science Blogs had an event July 15 they called "Sizzle Tuesday" where a few dozen bloggers were given advanced screening copies of Randy Olson's new film "Sizzle". Seems it went well, there are links to 46 reviews on the Sizzle Tuesday page. I was supposed to have been in on all that but July 15th … Continue reading Late to the Party
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) July 27, 2008 Top Stories: Wetlands, Green New Deal, WCI ETS, Gore, Melting Arctic, Geopolitics Food Crisis, Food vs. Biofuel, Food Production Hurricanes, Temperatures, Carbon … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, July 27, 2008
A new study from University of Southern California was just released, appearing in PNAS Early Edition the week of July 21, showing that run-off from the Amazon River powers a large carbon sink in the tropical North Atlantic ocean. New Scientist talks about it here. According to the press realease, which I will quote at … Continue reading Amazon Powers Carbon Sink in Tropical Ocean
With that name, the silly post titles just don't quit! But on the serious side, "This storm, heading for the Mexico-Texas border, is now a hurricane. Our second of the 2008 season, and it's not even August yet" says Chris Mooney. Read some live storm blogging here, I guess it has already landed.
The background for this post is The Great Global Warming Swindle and the recent judgement [PDF] by the British media regulator OFCOM regarding complaints of misleading the public and misrepresenting the science. Tim Lambert has a detailed look at the ruling here. All in all it looks like the ruling was a mixed bag and … Continue reading Freedom is a responsibility