So a couple of month's ago I signed up for the Global Population Speak Out, which (you are better off to follow the link) is a simple project intended to draw attention to the problem posed by the world's growing human population. My obligation is pretty small, fortunately, in that I was asked only to … Continue reading Global Population Speak Out
Things Break does a thorough take-down of George Will's continued dishonesty in the Washington Post. For the background, if somehow you have missed this kerfuffle, check his earlier post. The story in a nutshell is not remarkable: mainstream columnist prints op-ed full of outright falsehoods, complaints are rejected, paper stands by its right to fill … Continue reading Things Break takes down George Will’s latest
I know this video is for real because since I first saw it several years ago it has been erased from YouTube at the request of the Japanese television company that produced it. Being real does not stop it from also being surreal to the extreme! http://www.collegehumor.com/moogaloop/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1696326&fullscreen=1See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.
Today's DemocracyNow! has a segment with Chris Field, a leading member of the Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and other guest discussing worsening outlooks of future warming and increased lobbying efforts from the fossil fuel industry. We speak to Chris Field, a leading member of the Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, … Continue reading Democracy Now! – Greenhouse Emissions Rising at Unexpected Rate
...and he puts you on his mailing list! [Please note: Marc Morano is nowhere near as relevant as Beelzebub!! It is just a gimmick for a blog title.] So I poked fun at Marc Morano the other day, and though he thankfully did not pop up in my comments he must have read the post … Continue reading Speak of the Devil…
Contrary to the popular talking point, climate models do take into account H2O as a greenhouse gas. In fact, it is the largest single feedback factor in the climate system. And also contrary to another popular talking point, models are being validated in many ways. Go have a read at Gristmill for a post by … Continue reading Validating water vapour feedbacks
Today's Dilbert suggests that today's generation may not escape the wrath of those coming next for the sorry mess we are leaving behind: Well played indeed!