33 posts categorized "Science"

October 03, 2007

A Turkey Connects the Wrong Dots and Finds a Black Swan

The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas TalebMore...

October 02, 2007

The Ice-Free Arctic – Excellent Coverage in the NY Times

Kudos to New York Times reporter More...

September 30, 2007

Connecting the Dots

Sometimes connecting the dots is a very bad idea.


September 28, 2007

Pictures Trump Words


September 27, 2007

Global Warming, Skepticism, and Analysis Paralysis

Last decade I was skeptical that there was any significant current change occurring in global temperatures. Today I accept that average global temperature has increased about one degree Fahrenheit in the last hundred years More...

February 05, 2007

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – Summary for Policymakers

If you want to get a leg up on most policymakers, a good way is to actually read the “Contribution of Working Group I t More...

November 12, 2006

Collapse – Will We or Won’t We?

Jared Diamond, author of Gun More...

May 31, 2006

Fact and Theory and Global Warming

Fact is that there aren’t many facts. But the difference between theory and fact is crucial in science and crucial to informed citizens who need to make crucial choices – some of which are based on fact and some on scienti More...

May 21, 2006

Blogging Science Without a License

Reader lucinda questions my authority to write that junk science is being practiced with regard to global warming.  Questioning authority is good. More...

April 21, 2006

Global Warming – Carbon Sequestration 101

Carbon Sequestration is one of the four big things that ought to be done to mitigate the threat of drastic short-term climate change.  The other three are:


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