Wed, 2006-12-20 17:33Richard Littlemore
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Random weather notes

Mark Twain once said, “Climate is what we expect; weather is what we get.”

But when you keep getting weather you weren’t expecting, at what point do you (or your government) begin changing expectations about climate?

The following idle catch-all is entirely anecdotal – it is, perhaps, just a series of climate coincidences – but you have to wonder how many of these “one-off” weather events must occur before the dwindling world community of climate change deniers acknowledges that something is amiss.

Wed, 2006-12-20 16:43Kevin Grandia
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Still the best

Still the best public service commercial on global warming. Produced by the UK government sponsored Climate Challenge.


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Wed, 2006-12-20 14:55Ross Gelbspan
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For this enviros celebrated the US Election results? Oy!

“The [human] race of which you and I are a part, is great at having consensuses that are in great error. And so I want to get the scientific facts, and find out what the situation is…”

These words were uttered by:

(1) Bjorn Lomborg,

(2) Christopher Monckton,

(3) former Exxon CEO Lee Raymond,

(4) Rep. John Dingell, incoming Democratic chair of the House Energy and Commerce committee
Wed, 2006-12-20 14:06Ross Gelbspan
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Wave Goodbye to The Days of Smooth Sailing

Stormy weather all over the planet has caused a surge in the number of giant waves in 2006 — perhaps a taste of what the surf could be like in a warmer world.
Wed, 2006-12-20 12:39Kevin Grandia
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Monckton wrapped up

Here's a great story by Gideon Rachman, fellow blogger and The Financial Times, Chief Foreign Affairs commentator, regarding the latest squabble in the UK press over recent comments made by Viscount Christopher Monckton.

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