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Entries from August 2012

With mounting climate chaos, urge people to the life rafts or listen to hymnals?

August 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment

In response to a post earlier today analogizing 2012 US hot temperature records with the East German women Olympic swimmers on steroids, a frequent commentator and interlocutor had some thoughts about what is ‘appropriate’ behavior for ones who are aware of how serious the situation is when it comes to mounting catastrophic climate chaos. Note […]

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Tags: climate change · Global Warming

Focused on Olympic Record-Breaking? What about your backyard’s Olympian Climate Chaos records?

August 8th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Millions (perhaps billions) around the world hold their breath during Olympic events, watching the seconds fly with their eyes on the “OR” (Olympic Record) and “WR” (World Record) numbers in the corner of the screen. And, moving past the nationalism of “our” (whichever nation’s) athletes, it is a hold the breath amazing moment when a […]

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Tags: climate change · Global Warming

Senator Reid: Despite press attention, Climate deniers have no validity

August 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Senator “Give ‘Em Hell Harry’ Reid (D-NV) sometimes shows a propensity for speaking truths, which is what he did today at the Fifth Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s time for us all – whether we’re leaders in Washington, members of the media, scientists, academics, environmentalists or utility industry executives – to stop […]

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Tags: climate change

For society, ignorance doesn’t lead to bliss: “Science society cannot afford to ignore.”

August 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on For society, ignorance doesn’t lead to bliss: “Science society cannot afford to ignore.”

This guest post by Michael Mann comes courtesy of The Daily Climate which is a non-profit news service covering climate change issues. James Hansen’s latest findings linking extreme weather to climate change is science society cannot afford to ignore. The first scientist to alert Americans to the prospect that human-caused climate change and global warming […]

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Tags: Global Warming · guest post · science