As fate would have it, no sooner does a disengenous commenter here point out the unusual cold and snow falling on my hometown of Vancouver, Canada than I come accross this amusing comic from Jen Sorenson:
Roger puts up another post (guest post, gotta love plausible deniability) about James Hansen: blah blah blah....dictator who ordered millions of people to be gassed and then burned in crematoria...blah blah blah No, he isn`t (yet) calling Hansen a Hitler, but we all know how Godwin`s Law works. Or almost all of us... [UPDATE: Things … Continue reading Roger has really lost the plot (again)
Over 12,000 people are expected at a student climate conference this weekend and today over one thousand will gather today in Washington DC. The focus of the DC protest is the local coal fired plant that powers capitol buildings heat and air conditioning. The target is symbolic, and congress has preemptively agreed to switch the … Continue reading Power Shift 09 and Capital Climate Action
Just a quick update on my recent post noting Roger Pielke's lack of integrity: Roger makes a note of my post and John Fleck's and adds this underhanded toss-off line: Hansen's forecast "did not survive the peer review process" and so did not "appear in PNAS". Of course, the alledged "prediction" of a super El … Continue reading Update on Prometheus on Hansen Again (Again)
I have made it pretty clear before that I am no fan of Roger Pielke Jr. Everytime I stick my nose in there the smell seems to get a little worse. His latest effort at sabotaging productive discourse on climate science and policy is a really low blow, putting to rest any lingering hopes one … Continue reading Pielke Jr: How low can he go?
I found this YouTube clip via Crooks and Liars of James Hansen on Democracy Now. It also contains some highlights of other Democracy Now interviews, including one of Science Blogs' own Chris Mooney. He talks about the political muzzling he has experience under both parties during his time at NASA. (But don't the denialists tell … Continue reading James Hansen on DemocracyNow!
This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic.Objection:In October, 2008, Al Gore's science advisor, James Hansen announced yet another "hottest" month on record. After all the alarmist banner headlines sank in, yet another "correction" quietly contradicted … Continue reading October 2008, yet another phony record