Quartz is Not Glass. So What?

This is part of a series of articles responding to the claims made in Dean Sessions’ Universal Model.  Click the link to see the introduction to the series. Quartz is not glass!  According to Dean Sessions, this is one of…
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Climate Scientist to NYTimes. Cancel My Sub

New York Times hires more reporters for climate issues. And a climate denying columnist. Oceanographer Stefan Rahmstorf cancels subscription To the executive editor The New York Times 27 April 2017, via email Dear editor, I am a climate researcher, professor…
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Florida Slowly Confronting Sea Level Nightmare

If the video above doesn’t explain the dangers of climate change for coastal economies for you, try Bloomberg below. Bloomberg: As President Donald Trump proposes dismantling federal programs aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions, officials and residents in South Florida…
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The Great Retreat from Moscow

From the Blog "Kelebek" by Miguel Martinez. Posted on 25/04/2017 byMiguel Martinez was born in Mexico and is resident in Florence, Italy. He is a polymath and a polyglot, interested in history, politics, culture, literature, and much more. His blog is titled "Kelebek", "butterfly"…
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Media Flunks Science March Test

Forensic historians of the future, in piecing together why a great civilization tore itself to bits, may conclude that what destroyed our ability to reason together was the greed of media companies who played the great conversations of democracy as…
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The War on Science … Not?

For the last week or so, I’ve been reading, and re-reading, an article called perspective: It’s not a war on science. The reason I’ve been doing this is because I noticed that a number of people seemed to regard it…
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Reuters on RussiaGate

Again, not off topic, because the story of the Russian attack on democracy is the story of fossil fuel’s last attempt to hold back the final implosion of the carbon bubble. Been waiting for Reuters to put this on YouTube,…
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Resistance: Resilient and Rising

I know I have a lot of international readers and viewers who have been watching the catastrophic Putin/Trump administration’s planet-destroying agenda with dismay. In the afterglow of this week’s highly successful, global, March for Science, here’s an update on the…
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SkS Analogy 2 – Ferrari Without Gas

Tag Line A Ferrari without gasoline goes nowhere.Greenhouse gases without infrared radiation cause no warming. Elevator Statement The concentration of greenhouse gases is like the size of a car engine: higher greenhouse gas concentration is like a bigger engine. Infrared…
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Red Team vs Blue Team

Having some kind of Red Team exercise, to test and challenge the climate science consensus, seems to be gaining a small amount of momentum. Steve Koonin (who I have discussed before) has an article in the Wall Street Journal called…
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March for Science – San Francisco

Together with in-laws and friends, including (unlike me) an actual scientist, we went on the march in San Francisco yesterday.The most hand-written/individualized signs I've seen on any march. Quite a young crowd too, and I'd guess two-thirds female. We'll see…
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Sines and Wonders at Science March

#marchforscience Salt Lake City pic.twitter.com/vNCyhcmzuM — Wayne Padgett (@ecodude2) April 22, 2017 This little girl is my heart ❤ #ScienceMarch #ScienceMarchHou pic.twitter.com/EvmXVMI1AO — Rena (@tippy3880) April 22, 2017 A sine of the times #sciencemarch pic.twitter.com/V2JgG8bPnS — Gavin Schmidt (@ClimateOfGavin) April…
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Does Magma Exist?

This is part of a series of articles responding to the claims made in Dean Sessions’ Universal Model.  Click the link to see the introduction to the series. In Universal Model vol. 1, ch. 5, “The Magma Pseudotheory,” Dean Sessions …
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A day of activism … sort of

I discovered via Rachel’s blog that today was Pedal on Parliament 2017 (Scotland, only). Rachel has a new post about the event in Abereen. It’s also the day for the Marches for Science. So, we thought we’d go and spend…
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