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Category Archive: Climate Change

Jul 30 2014

Third Siberian mystery hole reported amidst record global heat

Please chip in to my Paypal account at Darksydothemoon-at-aol-com if you can. I might just make it thru July with your help afterall. Reports surfaced this week of a third mystery hole in Siberia. Suspician mounts that climate change may be playing a role:

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Jul 29 2014

Big coal demands God’s will be done

If you can, please chip in to my Paypal account at Darksydothemoon-at-aol-com. So that I can continue to bring you the greatest fundie funnies. Up on deck, coal PR crews — including one named Twinkle – in and around Alabama have challenged residents to see that God’s will be done. And God’s will, surprise surprise, is …

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Jul 24 2014

June sets new global warming record

GISTEMP showing last two decades of ground and sea meteorological station data

Please chip in to my Paypal account at Darksydothemoon-at-aol-com if you can. But some good news: I may have gotten at a job nearby company that pays .. OK. I should know by Monday. It would start in August, so no help this month. In the meantime, here in Texas, it’s pretty damn hot! It turns out …

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Jul 22 2014

Second mystery hole found in Siberian permafrost

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Folks, please chip in to my Paypal account at Darksydothemoon-at-aol-com if you can. I wouldn’t ask if I had any other options. A second hole in warming Siberian permafrost has been reported in the same remote, icy wilderness where a larger one was found last week. Geologists are still unsure how these features are forming, but …

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Jul 14 2014

The Man from Kentucky goes to Mars again

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Do you recall the idiot from Kentucky, state Senator Brandon Smith, who paraded his ignorance about the climate of that planet by claiming it was equal to Earth’s? It was just July 3 that Smith claimed ” I will simply point out that I think in academia we all agree that the temperature on Mars …

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Jul 11 2014

Two science shows up for award

There’s a lot of propaganda passed off as science, endless parades of pseudoscience and just plain fake science-y truthiness, on TV. The quality or lack thereof always reminds me of the MtV clip above. Crappy science is on because, apparently, there is viewer demand for crappy, fake science-y truthiness just like there’s demand for MtV …

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Jun 13 2014

The spice must flow

Watching Grumpy Grandpa McCain this morning making the rounds, trying to explain how we won the war in Iraq, but somehow failed in Iraq at the same time and now have to go back in and, what, re-win it? Well, it was interesting to watch him try and navigate through that tortured reasoning, even a little …

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Apr 25 2014

Calentamiento de la Tierra

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A common quip when deniers go into denial mode on climate change is that the climate has changed massively in the past. It’s natural! Search around and it’s not hard to come across this week, like any other:

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Jan 08 2014

Surprising data about cold snap

Just goes to show, stats and empirical science beats the pants off of anything else: WU — As notable as this week’s cold wave was–bringing the coldest air seen since 1996 or 1994 over much of the nation–the event failed to set any monthly or all-time record low minimum temperature records at airports and cooperative …

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Jan 08 2014

An ethical question on climate change & snow trolls

  Chris Mooney has a good article about snow trolling, that is using cold snaps to promote the view that climate change is a hoax or has stopped or whatever the propaganda du jour happens to be. It’s worth reading and it brings up a great question for those of us on the scientifically demonstrated side of the …

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