Remember back in May and early June when the denialists were gleefully proclaiming arctic sea ice had recovered to the 1979-2000 average, and by induction global warming must be over? Well, gee, I wonder where they are now, now that arctic sea ice this month is near the June 2007 mark. 2007 was of course … Continue reading Where are they now?
Just like those national debt clocks showing you dollar by dollar how high it is, this site has a "Carbon Counter" showing how many metric tons of carbon have been released into the atmosphere. As I post this, we are at 3,642,255,344,781. No wait, now its 3,642,255,367,521...no, it's 3,642,255,381,988...well, you get the picture! They have … Continue reading Know the Number
Via MT, I came across a most excellent and interesting essay by Herman Daly on the Oil Drum (one of those great and meaty blogs that I only wich I had the time to read everything on!) The subject is how to establish a steady state economy versus the current paradigm based on the fantasy … Continue reading From a Failed Growth Economy to a Steady-State Economy
Of all the myriad climate skeptic arguments out there, the argument that the current rise in CO2 is not human caused truly is one of the most ridiculous positions one could take. (Please note, I am not saying it is ridiculous to consider, we should consider everything, but like wondering if the light in the … Continue reading Revisiting the source of the observed CO2 rise
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 Another week of Climate Disruption News June 14, 2009 Top Stories: Bonn, USA & China, REDD, Peru, Over 2C, Upcoming G8 Melting Arctic, … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, June 14, 2009
I think I will start to close down comments on some of the guide articles as the comment threads get too long and meandering, and instead direct people from there to dedicated "open threads". So consider this the first implementation of that idea for the article "CO2 Lags, not leads". Comments there are now closed. … Continue reading Revisiting CO2 Lags, not Leads
Tim Lambert over at Deltoid has a great illustration of how denialists play the telephone game. It basically goes like this: NASA: "New study confirms greenhouse gases, not the sun, are causing the current climate change" Denialist 1: "NASA confirms that the sun is causing the current climate change" Denialist 2: "NASA confirms that the … Continue reading Following links