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The British Royal Society is warning that Climate Change will increase the risks from extreme weather. ( BBC video report here. ) It's not just from the weather alone; more people from rising ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 32 comments on Sat Dec 06, 2014 at 09:33 AM PST with 26 Recommends
There's an eye-opening piece in the NY Times on the absurdities of American food fish policies. Global trade, labor economics, sustainability - all of these things collide in a mish-mosh of ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jun 22, 2014 at 08:40 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Say you're a scientist, and you're casually looking through the Guinness Book of World Records when you run across an entry that all of your experience and work in the lab tells you can't ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 06:27 PM PST with 66 Recommends
Remember "the Circle of Life" from the Lion King? Lion cub Simba is told by his father how the animals the lions hunt feed them, but one day they too will die, and will feed the grass, ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 04:06 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
While we try to figure out the implications of living in a surveillance state, we can't claim we didn't see this coming. There have been plenty of stories in the news over the years, even ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 06:45 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Several items in the news of relevance to Climate Change. Over at The Scientist , there's an opinion piece by Michael E. Mann, Director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center detailing ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 09:54 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Back on July 8, I posted a diary about a couple of climate related news stories , and made the following observation: My point is simple. If climate change is shifting weather patterns away ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Jul 28, 2012 at 10:26 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Here's a question: why DO Republicans find it so easy to believe thousands of scientists around the world are engaged in a conspiracy to promote a global warming hoax so they can get billions of ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Sep 26, 2011 at 03:58 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Super Bowl Sunday - a prototypically American celebration. Millions of people will gather around televisions, ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Feb 06, 2011 at 05:52 AM PST with 24 Recommends
This will be a quick post, mainly pointing up a couple of pieces at New Scientist which should have everyone on alert if you want government actions ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jan 05, 2011 at 03:59 AM PST with 14 Recommends
The Scientist has an article reporting that the stimulus money that went to fund science is entangled with serious red tape.
by xaxnar
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Feb 03, 2010 at 03:25 PM PST with 5 Recommends
For those of you still clinging to the thought that New Jersey might come through for human embryonic stem cell research, here is more evidence that the New Jersey Program is NOT about embryonic ...
by fayeforcure
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2007 at 06:43 PM PST with 6 Recommends