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Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, June 15, 2014
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 Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years June 15, 2014 Chuckles, COP20+, Globe, Mischief, EPA Carbon Rule, Wenju Cai, Warnings, Energiewende Bottom Line, Subsidies, Economics, Pricing Nature, Thermodynamics, … Continue reading Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, June 15, 2014
John Oliver schools the MSM on climate change debating
John Oliver on Last Week Tonight shows us a proportionally correct representation of the climate change debate we should actually be seeing on TV.
Experts, “plebs” and hope.
A very good video on the gulf that exists between the climate science experts and the general population in terms of awareness and alarm regarding anthropogenic climate change: (from a comment on a P3 thread) The essence of this impending calamity is, more than anything else, a story of betrayal: betrayal of a naively trusting … Continue reading Experts, “plebs” and hope.
Watch the largest ever witnessed glacier calving event
Via a blog posting on NPR, below is an excerpt from the recent Academy Award nominated documentary "Chasing Ice" showing highlights of a 75 minute glacier calving event recorded in Greenland. At the end is a time-lapse sequence of the entire event along with some visuals to put the size in perspective.Â Really amazing stuff! … Continue reading Watch the largest ever witnessed glacier calving event
In need of inspiration?
(promotion alert) I know most readers of this blog are godless scientific types, devoid of spirit and joy, unable to see the beauty in anything beyond a pile of numbers....(um, maybe that's not the start of a great sales pitch, let's try again 🙂 For all of AFTIC's or ScienceBlog's readers who find beauty not … Continue reading In need of inspiration?
Peter Sinclair’s new video on extreme weather, jet stream and polar vortex
This extreme weather driving jet stream behaviour is fast becoming the new normal.
The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor – Chapter 70
The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 69 Table of Contents Chapter 71 Chapter 70 Sunbugs, February 12, 2058 We adjusted slowly to the changes in our household. It felt funny sleeping in dad's old bed. Edie didn't say a word when I got rid of the old mattress and rearranged the room. I think … Continue reading The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor – Chapter 70
Watch some time-lapse video of super-cell thunderheads taken in June over Texas this year. A thing of true beauty, but awesomely powerful and deadly dangerous as well. Â A Supercell Thunderstorm Over Texas Video Credit & Copyright: Mike Olbinski; Music: Impact Lento (Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech) (seen on APOD)
Another Week of Anthropocene Antics – May 19, 2013
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 May 19, 2013 Chuckles, COP19+, Arctic Council, Consensus, Warren 400 ppmv, Ventus Project, Red List, Bottom Line, Cook Fukushima: Note, News … Continue reading Another Week of Anthropocene Antics – May 19, 2013