Via DeSmogBlog comes the news that Andrew Weaver is suing Canada's National Post for libel and defamation. You can read the press release here and the Statement of Claim is here [PDF]. While I think the basic aspect of holdinng a newspaper accountable for outright lies or reporting so irresponsible it is virtually indistinguishable from … Continue reading Climate Scientist Sues National Post
Don't miss April 19th's APOD, a truly awsome sight! And while on the subject of Eyjafjallajokull and my recent post about it, readers should be aware of a correction on the source site. The best estimate of CO2 is in fact 150,000 tons per day, not 7400, with a possible maximum of 300,000 tons per … Continue reading Ash and Lightning Above an Icelandic Volcano
A nice site about our blue planet's blueness, The Reef Tank, asked to repost a recent ocean related article of mine and did so here. Always worth checking them out!
Last week I was interviewed by Ki Mae Heussner for an article on ACBNews.com. That article can be viewed here. Anyone coming here from there via the "How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic" link, it was incomplete, click here. I think that in the broader scheme of "science says sky is blue, Republicans disagree" … Continue reading ABCNews.com: Climate Science Skepticism: 5 Controversial Claims
Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years 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 Instability News Sipping from the internet firehose...April 18, 2010 Chuckles, Copenhagen, COP16, Bonn, Cochabamba, MEF, WHCEM, Missing … Continue reading Another week of GW News, April 18, 2010
[UPDATE: readers should be aware of a correction on the source site. The best estimate of CO2 is in fact 150,000 tons per day, not 7400, with a possible maximum of 300,000 tons per day. So the graphic is much less compelling, but the story of Joe vs the Volcano is not affected.] Even if … Continue reading Can you say “Eyjafjallajokull”? Neither can I…
Climate denialists are fond of arguments regarding the falsifying of hypotheses. There are two main thrusts they use here, (ironically enough mutually exclusive thrusts**). The first is that global warming is an "unfalsifiable" theory and therefore not a true scientific construct. I don't recall any good example essays making this point to link to (maybe … Continue reading Falsifying theories