Category Archives: Global Warming

Yes, Climate Change Is Unprecedented

For anyone who thinks the climate change of the last century is in any way normal, I give you NASA: Then again, what do they know? Future generations will look back on us as horrible, willfully ignorant people.

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What’s More Disturbing…

…a sitting U.S. senator who thinks global warming is due to “sunspots” or whose staffers think the correct answer to ‘does he believe in evolution?’ is ‘no’? I say, why choose? Here’s what happened when a constituent tried to find … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Evolution, Global Warming

I Guess I’m an Air Conditioning Moderate

Or something. While this Boston Globe piece arguing against the widespread use of air conditioning will get bashed heavily, I did agree with this part: When experts look at A/C use in America, they immediately see a spot of illogic: … Continue reading

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Infrastructure, Global Warming, and Tourism

The are big scientific meetings and little scientific meetings. Big scientific meetings, where the attendees number in the thousands, are important for cities that have a significant tourism industry. So it’s interesting to read this note from the Society for … Continue reading

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Dear Former Climate ‘Skeptic’: The Coalition of the Sane Does Not Need Your Validation

So go fuck yourself. Seriously. I agree with William Connolley: Muller has done nothing more than re-confirm something which had already been reconfirmed years ago. We knew then global warming is largely due to human emissions of greenhouse gases, but … Continue reading

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A Question for Education ‘Reformers’ About Tennessee’s “Monkey Bill”

Do you give a shit? If you haven’t heard, the Great State of Tennessee, in a effort to inflict reversible (hopefully) mental retardation on the children entrusted to its educational system, has passed legislation that “encourages teachers to present the … Continue reading

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Japan Now Has to Create a Third-Best Option for Energy Generation

I’ve described nuclear power as the second-best option. Just to be clear, I don’t like nuclear power, but, in my opinion, decommissioning nuclear power plants should be the last step on the path to renewable energy, not the first. Well, … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Nukular Stuff

Channeling My Inner Sen. Inhofe: Let’s Just Give Up on Infectious Disease Too, While We’re at It

I am so sick of these fucking Republicants, such as Senator James Inhofe: Well actually the Genesis 8:22 that I use in there is that “as long as the earth remains there will be springtime and harvest, cold and heat, … Continue reading

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Nothing in Movement Conservatism Makes Sense Except in the Light of Creationism: Global Warming and Educational ‘Balance’

The reason I keep bastardizing biologist Theodosius Dobzhanky’s aphorism about the importance of evolution is that creationism is so daffy that it makes movement conservatives’ tactics and methods crystal clear (that there’s significant overlap between movement conservatives and creationists is … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, On the Batshitloonitarian Front…

Someone please tell me how this is any different than a rant by the crazy guy on the subway (boldface mine): Across the country, activists with ties to the Tea Party are railing against all sorts of local and state … Continue reading

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