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April 26th, 2018 - 10:38 am § in Environment

Is the Gulf Stream Endangered?

Avoid Gulf stream disruption at all costs, scientists warn How close the world is to a catastrophic collapse of giant ocean currents is unknown, making halting global warming more critical than ever, scientists say Guardian, Damian CarringtonEnvironment editor Serious disruption to the Gulf Stream [...]

August 21st, 2016 - 2:09 pm § in Misc.

Global Warming

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December 15th, 2015 - 4:56 pm § in Misc.

It Snows in Cairo!

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July 31st, 2015 - 12:53 pm § in The Ave Scene

Seattle Hot, Needle Melts

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March 26th, 2015 - 10:40 am § in Uncategorized

Wherein a flat-earther invokes Galileo to call scientists cranks …

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) likened himself to Galileo as he defended his position as a climate change denier in an interview Tuesday in New York City with the Texas Tribune. … “I’m a big believer that we should follow the science and follow the evidence,” Cruz said. … Cruz [...]

February 8th, 2015 - 7:11 pm § in America, Environment, Hypocrisy

Alternative Fools

This January 8 article from the New York Times shows how dangerous it is to panic in a crisis. Real or imagined. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/29/science/new-report-urges-western-governments-to-reconsider-reliance-on-biofuels.html From the article: For instance, under mandates adopted by Congress d[...]

December 3rd, 2014 - 2:55 pm § in Uncategorized

What global warming? I don’t see no global warming! It’s cold outside!

“This year is on track to be one of the hottest, if not the hottest, year on record, a U.N. agency reported Wednesday.” http://www.cnn.com/2014/12/03/world/climate-change-report/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 But hey, it’s cold and there’s snow in Seattle right now, which proves global[...]

November 16th, 2014 - 11:13 am § in Uncategorized

Global Warming Deniers Are Unpatriotic

A Forbes article this weekend makes clear the Pentagon has regarded global warming as a national security threat since the 1980s: “The Military Advisory Board is dismayed that discussions of climate change have become so polarizing and have receded from the arena of informed public discourse[...]

September 8th, 2014 - 9:34 am § in The Ave Scene

The Ave Challenge: What Is It?

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May 13th, 2014 - 11:34 am § in Misc.

Global Warming

“Are Extreme Events ‘Teachable Moments?'” a talk by Prof. Michael Wallace, Atmospheric Sciences May 9th, 2014.  This review by hh. Mike is a much honored meteorologist and climate scientist, a member of our National Academy of Sciences who is noted in part for discovering and docu[...]