John McCain like to talk about renewable energy and flash photos of windfarms like this one in his campaign ads, but does he actually support wind and solar energy development? He also vapidly criticised congress for being on holiday - "Tell them to come back and get to work!" - and not fixing the energy … Continue reading Rhetoric vs Reality or McCain vs Renewable energy
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) August 17, 2008 Top Stories:World Water Week, Electric Bicycles, Grumbine, Melting Arctic, Geopolitics, Antarctica Food Crisis, Food vs. Biofuel, Food Production Hurricanes, GHGs, Temperatures, Paleoclimate, … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, August 17, 2008
Via Truthout, here is some interesting and important background on the Russian-Georgian conflict that is going on right now, because as usual, these things do not just happen out of the blue despite the dazed and confused coverage in the mainstream media: When he was president, Clinton promised Yeltsin that NATO would not expand into … Continue reading Some background on the Georgian Russian conflict
Dr. Meryl Nass runs down the [lack of] evidence.
For the second year running, the formerly mythical "Northwest Passage" has opened in the far north of Canadian waters. (image and story at NASA's Earth Observatory newsroom) Also in this weeks dispatches: images of Lake Faguibine in Mali drying up, locusts in West Africa, pyramids in Egypt, and drought in Oklahoma and Texas. With regard … Continue reading Southern Route Through Northwest Passage Opens
Scienceblogs is asking readers to fill out a survey. They are offering a chance to win an iPod AND a MacBook Air AND an Apple TV. Got a few minutes?
Priceless! (and educational!) [h/t to ThingsBreak]
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) August 10, 2008 Top Stories:UK Warming, Tropical Rainfall, Forest CO2, Melting Arctic, Arctic Geopolitics Food Crisis, Food vs. Biofuel, Food Production Hurricanes, GHGs, Temperatures, Paleoclimate, … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, August 10, 2008
Again, just because! Love that music, too. I heard that on SBS in Tasmania in 2001 and struggled hard to find out what it was but never did. Now I know, "Sweet Lullaby" by Deep Forest (this video has a different version). Waiting for the CD now.
Dr Meryl Nass runs down the evidence. Not very convincing....