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Climate change will be much worse, much sooner than most people think. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC) recent ...
by dannym999
Comment Count 508 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2009 at 01:50 AM PST with 299 Recommends
The Tipping Point wikipedia.org Gladwell defines a tipping point as "the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point." [1] The book seeks to explain and describe the "mysterious" ...
by jamess
Comment Count 128 comments on Fri Jul 06, 2012 at 02:26 PM PDT with 261 Recommends
I've heard about this ocean-based clean energy tech before, but always thought it wasn't ready for prime-time. But given recent renewable-energy working agreements between US and China companies, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 96 comments on Sun May 05, 2013 at 10:56 AM PDT with 173 Recommends
[...] He says peoples' attitudes here are different now -- like, whether the climate is really changing . "Man, like overnight they went from 'Hell no' to 'Hell yes.' That is the surprise that I saw,
by jamess
Comment Count 120 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 06:15 PM PST with 167 Recommends
Let's get right to it, shall we? The following pie charts should be self-explanatory: All things being equal regarding temperatures, one would expect 50% high records each year and 50% record ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 09:24 AM PDT with 132 Recommends
Remember the recent Republican Fund-raiser for corporate high-rollers -- the one where Karl Rove "joked" about "murdering Todd Akin" -- with next to no followup commentary. Well that was Karl Rove'...
by jamess
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Sep 03, 2012 at 05:03 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
Listen up. New Analysis : Evidence of Climate Change Stronger Than Ever Public News Service - OH -- January 2013 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Experts say the evidence is stronger than ever that climate ...
by jamess
Comment Count 70 comments on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 08:01 PM PST with 66 Recommends
I like to hike. Now thanks to "Austerity," I may not be hiking as much (or as easily) as I'd like. Since someone just sequestered the heck out of the trail maintenance budget ... larger -- View of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 09:03 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
( Once again, another h/t to Naked Capitalism Publisher Yves Smith for bringing this to our attention, early this [Saturday] morning. ) Yves continues to expand upon her no-holds-barred, fact-
by bobswern
Comment Count 63 comments on Sat Oct 09, 2010 at 01:34 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
Change in the real world is most often nonlinear unless we are speaking of the rare system near equilibrium. The 1970s brought a time of excitement for those of us engaged in modeling real world ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 03:41 PM PST with 43 Recommends
Vulcans are an extraterrestrial humanoid species in the Star Trek universe who evolved on the planet Vulcan. They are also noted for their attempt to live by reason and logic with no interference ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jun 02, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
No, not sacrificing the city -- sacrificing *my time in* Amsterdam. I made a very difficult decision yesterday. I'm fortunate to have become, over a couple of decades, a fairly big fish in certain ...
by mwmwm
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue May 11, 2010 at 08:35 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
A lot has been said about this lately (and earlier) yet I sense that in spite of that most folks are whistling in the dark. Here is a good place to get schooled on the phenomenon even if you are an ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 05:30 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Things Change. Even Climate. It's just that in the normal course of things, Climate has not Changed this fast before.
by jamess
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Jun 28, 2011 at 08:17 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Of course when your home's A/C goes out, you can always call a repair-person. Who do we call when it's the planet's A/C that goes out? Frigid-aire? Ending Its Summer Melt, Arctic Sea Ice Sets a ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 10:18 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Hot off the Presses ... H/T to the "You Should Know" segment on Up with Chris Hayes , once again. Thank you Up Staff ... Global Warming’s Six Americas in September 2012 March 06, 2013 -- Yale ...
by jamess
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 12:53 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Amazing! They weren't just repeating the Romney Talking Points either -- about how the Polls don't matter etc. (Matthew Dowd actually said when you're saying THAT, it's a sure sign your campaign is ...
by jamess
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Nov 04, 2012 at 12:50 PM PST with 25 Recommends
This article in Scientific American : Apocalypse Soon: Has Civilization Passed the Environmental Point of No Return? is still another warning about how bad the situation we are in is. There have ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 47 comments on Sat May 17, 2014 at 04:57 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Math matters. Lots of outcomes rest on its simple precision. Or lack there of. ( CNN ) -- NASA lost a $125 million Mars orbiter because a Lockheed Martin engineering team used English units of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 11:28 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
People and Corporations who have made their fortunes from selling fossil fuels to the masses -- have a vested-interest in keeping-on selling those fuels. For as long as corporately possible. So ...
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 09:30 AM PST with 22 Recommends