Tag Archives: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Plants will be hard put to handle greenhouse gases, scientists say

Another telling bit of evidence is outlined in this newspaper narrative: http://azstarnet.com/news/science/plants-will-be-hard-put-to-handle-global-warming-gas/article_e106b776-6d2c-551d-ae01-65f0feda0485.html

An area of Arctic ice bigger than the U.S. melted this year

The evidence continues to mount, and still the deniers in Congress won’t tackle the issue.

The idiots who don’t believe global warming, or climate change, or any other slice of science

My friend conservation columnist Ted Williams offers this insightful look at the deniers. Whatta crew.

Global warming silence on Sunday tee vee talkfests

Lots of chitchat and yodeling these days on the Sunday talkfests. The pundits and their happy news teams do, however, leave a lot to be desired when it comes to really discussing the planet-wide mistake known as global warming (also goes by the title “climate change.:)

FIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting) offers this critique of such  bastions of talking as “Meet the Press.”

Deciding where future disasters will strike (thanks to climate change)

This op-ed is a good read. The first point is all too true: Stop water from flowing in one direction and it naturally has to go in another direction. Duh.

Q-and-A: Climate change and the monsoon

Monica and I experienced afternoon monsoon rains almost daily during our two stays in Tucson. And I can’t help but think that the afternoon thunderboomers I remember from nearly three years of life in Oklahoma were not also monsoon storms. In any case, this article sort of ties it all together: The relationship to our warming climate (it is our fault) of monsoon rains.

A tax on carbon

Well, yes, because the time is right and doing so would also have spinoff economic effects.