Like rumours of Mark Twain's death, the claims of the disappearance of BP's oil spill have been greatly exagerated. From the Times-Picyune of New Orleans. Additional photos here. These pictures are only a few days old. Watch/Listen/Read this interview from DemocracyNow! as well: we hear that five million barrels of oil were released from the … Continue reading Massive stretches of weathered oil spotted in Gulf of Mexico
Month: October 2010
Another week of GW News, October 24, 2010
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...October 24, 2010 Chuckles, COP16, Nagoya, Sukhdev, National Green Tribunal, CCVI, … Continue reading Another week of GW News, October 24, 2010
From the "just because it's beautiful" department, have a look at the image sequence below. Thanks again to APOD! Water Dance from Alex Cherney on Vimeo.
University of Virginia Continues to Stand Up to Ken Cuccinelli’s Politically Motivated Attack on Climate Scientist
The sorry saga continues... WASHINGTON (October 21, 2010) - Yesterday, the University of Virginia made two court filings in its fight against Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's politically motivated investigation of climate scientist Michael Mann. In its most strongly-worded court filing to date (pdf), UVA characterized Cuccinelli's investigation as "an unprecedented and improper governmental intrusion … Continue reading University of Virginia Continues to Stand Up to Ken Cuccinelli’s Politically Motivated Attack on Climate Scientist
If all else fails, follow instructions!
Okay, what with the "made in China" phenomenom and the boom in Japanese electronics long before, we are all familiar with bad translations in our product packaging and instructions, but this goes a bit beyond that! Below are the washing instructions for a pair of jeans my wife bought today. Read carefully! I think I … Continue reading If all else fails, follow instructions!
Tit for tat
Readers here are probably already familiar with the Wegman report "strange scholarship" scandal but if not read up on it a bit at Eli Rabbet's place. The mess goes much deeper, but the relevant aspect is an ongoing plagarism investigation into Wegman by George Mason University. The GMU investigation was pushed forward by a formal … Continue reading Tit for tat
Experts Debate Climate Change Science, Policy
If you have a spare couple of hours, I am sure the YouTube below is well worth the time. I don't, so I can't comment on anything but my expectations and the approval of Dessler's performance from Eli Rabett and Deltoid. Thanks, Eli, for the link.
CCW – Extinction: It’s not just for Polar Bears anymore
Okay, so this one is a bit of a tear-jerker and I usually like to avoid mixing sentimentality with environmentalism, but it is very informative and interesting if sad. It is greenman3610's Climate Crock of the Week from about three weeks ago and as usual well worth watching. I tend to be skeptical about anthropomorphizing … Continue reading CCW – Extinction: It’s not just for Polar Bears anymore
No, not how much I will write now, but the approximate value of the two pictures I will post, using standard conversion rates. (see Eli's place for source and commentary) (this one from Global Warming Art) But don't let your lying eyes and faculties of reason fool you, we are on the cusp of a … Continue reading 2000 words
Another week of GW News, October 17, 2010
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 Global Warming News Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck YearsOctober 17, 2010 Chuckles, Tianjin, Busan, COP16+, CBD, ICAO, … Continue reading Another week of GW News, October 17, 2010