Courtesy of commenter "Cornelius Breadbasket" at John Cook's Skeptical Science: 100 climate deniers go into a bar. Spencer goes up to the landlord and asks "do you sell pure alcohol?" "No mate, just the usual wines, beers and spirits" he replies. "Right lads, next pub" says Spencer. The landlord is stunned. "What's wrong?" he asks. … Continue reading 100 climate deniers go into a bar
Geoengineering is getting more and more attention in political discussions as well as research. I am by no means a proponent of any geoengineering scheme I have heard of and the majority of them try to address surface temperature only and therefore do nothing about "the other CO2 problem", aka ocean acidification. I must confess … Continue reading Regional climate response to solar-radiation management
So, I do attract the occasional nutter email, and they meet the trash can pretty quickly, but this fellow put so much verbal affort at this one sent to my Facebook account I thought I should share the laugh. Check it out below: Sat with numerous scientists in earth and climate science and laughed our … Continue reading Uv got mayel!
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 Information overload is pattern recognitionJuly 18, 2010 Chuckles, COP16+, UN CFG, Nepal, MEF, Long Term … Continue reading Another week of GW News, July 18, 2010
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Check out this interesting essay from Michael Tobis. Though I am not sure that the solution he hopes for matches the problem as he describes it. Isn't he suggesting we (climate solution advocates) need to come up with our own "New Coke" despite the debacle that proved to be for Coca Cola Co in the … Continue reading Only In It For The Gold: Denialism, Informational Conformity and New Coke
Corexit was a big news topic at the beginning of this tragic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the gulf of Mexico but it seems little talked about now. There is no question that BP's calculation in its decision to use so much of this toxic chemical prioritizes the cosmetics of the situation over ecological impact … Continue reading Putting out fire with gasoline?
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...July 11, 2010 Chuckles, COP16+, USSF, GGCS, Ooops, Beer et al., … Continue reading Another week of GW News, July 11, 2010
Many readers have likely noted the phrase "Logging the Onset of the Bottleneck Years" prefacing many editions of the "Another Week of Global Warming News" series. A recent commenter asked what this means. I forwarded the question to het. I think his reply makes an interesting post. The term 'bottleneck' refers to the ecological crisis … Continue reading Logging the Onset of the Bottleneck Years
Via the amusing and insightful musings and insights of Marc Roberts: (click for slightly larger and more legible image) I think this is rather apropos given the recent retraction of one of Jonathon Leake's um, let's be kind, "dodgy" bits of journalism from the recent spate of IPCC "gates". (Cartoon seen at In It For … Continue reading The crumbling edifice of IPCC science