So apparently, according to an "exclusive" in the Guardian, BjÃÂ¸rn Lomborg is about to put his "Cool It"thrusters into full reverse and declare that the world should be spending $100 billion per year towards "resolving the climate change problem by the end of this century". This is a very interesting development to say the least. … Continue reading Does it matter why?
I haven't played Asteroids(tm) since the days when Atari was computer games King and 124K was an incredible amount of memory. And before any young gamers out there laugh at what an old geezer I must be, I will insist that that says much more about how fast computers have evolved than it does about … Continue reading Fun with asteroids
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Greenman's latest: Entertaiing and informative, as usual! I did not know there was a "theological" debate about CO2 levels in the atmosphere, interesting.
As in the example I just highlighted, we climate mitigation advocates are frequently attacked for alledgedly not wanting to do anything to promote or help people adapt to changes that are after all already underway. This post is meant to change that lack of balance on A Few Things Ill Considered. To all and sundry, … Continue reading Adaptation 101
So over at Keith Kloor's place, we see Keith read a comment of Michael Tobis', (read it for your self here) in which he says: "Adaptation is crucial" and "adaptation and mitigation are not a tradeoff. They are two faces of the same coin." along with a whole bunch of, typical for Tobis, nuanced and … Continue reading Quote mining 101
I know we have a few denizens of the lands down under (I include New Zeland in that) so I thought there might be some interest in this analysis by George Monbiot of the recent national elections in Australia. Apropos for this blog his take is all about climate change policy. Be sure to read … Continue reading Monbiot.com ÃÂ» Right and Wrong
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 Disruption News Sipping from the internet firehose...August 22, 2010 Chuckles, COP16+, Geneva, Kathmandu, AAS Report, McShane & … Continue reading Another week of GW News, August 22, 2010
Via a new blog started up this summer, Fool me Once (sounds like wishful thinking ;-), proprieter Alden has graciously permitted me to embed a most excellent video he has produced on arctic sea ice. He is covering a standard denialist talking point, that arctic sea ice has/is recovering, so the concepts will not be … Continue reading Great video on Arctic sea ice
The question: Do you believe that human-caused global warming exists? If so, how do you propose reducing the amount of carbon that enters the atmosphere. If not, please explain why you do not believe it exists. And Tom Mullins' answer: No. Carbon is organic and carbon is the basis of all life. Our federal government … Continue reading Q&A Fun with candidate for congress