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
The setup is George Bush, as usual, being an insensitive fool and making stupid jokes about tens of thousands of destroyed lives: There's no question about it. Wall Street got drunk--that's one of the reasons I asked you to turn off the TV cameras. It got drunk, and now it's got a hangover. The question … Continue reading Sometimes the news is funny!
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 20, 2008 Top Stories:Australian CPR, Gore's Moon Shot, Melting Arctic, Geopolitics, OECD, Earth Hour, Methane, Late Comments Food Crisis, Food vs. Biofuel, Food Production … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, July 20, 2008
This is pretty funny!
I'm not really a big fan of digging way into the past for embarassing or otherwise damning quotes to bring up in a present day campaign. With John McCain there really is not much need for it anyway, he is a hypocritical emarrassment (IMHO). But this really repulsive bit of history (h/t to CrooksAndLiars) does … Continue reading Skeletons in the Closet