Jason Box interviewed by Mill Maher

Glaciologist Jason Box was recently a guest on Bill Maher’s show. Worth watching.

Time and Tide

A new paper (Foster and Brown 2014, Time and Tide: Analysis of Sea Level Time Series, Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-014-2224-3) looks at how some authors have analyzed sea level data, and how they’ve gone wrong.

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Skinner for Congress (MI-11)

Running for Congress — for the right reason

At last. There’s a candidate for congress from Michigan’s 11th district who is seeking office on a platform to do something about climate change

We talk about solutions. We complain about the government’s inaction — especially congress. Here’s our chance to help. I don’t care whether you live in Maine or California, Alaska or Hawaii. You can contribute.

The campaign is asking for donations of $11 for the 11th district for one candidate. Please contribute. Give more if you can afford it.

Go here and make a contribution.

Fracklahoma

A new study led by a researcher at Cornell University confirms what we’ve known for some time now: that the massive wastewater injection associated with “fracking” (hydraulic fracturing) has greatly increased earthquake activity. In this case, the area of study is Oklahoma.

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Solutions

The purpose of this post is to stimulate more discussion about this post, and other aspects of a successful solution. I’ll contribute a few comments of my own, but I don’t have real expertise in this issue.

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Men’s Wrongs

I am disgusted, because I just read this.

Here’s a brief excerpt:


Stefan Molyneux, a Canadian radio host, blamed mothers for the violent behavior of men.

Molyneux said that because 90% of a child’s brain is formed by the experiences it has before the age of 5, and women have “an almost universal control over childhood,” violence exists in the world because of the way women treat children.

Gold from the sky

A new video from the Yale Climate Forum delivers the best news on the climate change front that I’ve seen in a long time. Maybe ever.

Enjoy!