THERE is a new forecast from a panel of international scientists who study the sun. In a media release from Science@NASA, Tony Phillips explains they predict that the sun will remain generally calm for at least another year and this means low solar … [Read more...] about Earth’s Atmosphere to Cool and Contract: NASA
Archives for May 2009
Every penny that leaves the hands of consumers does so by design, the final step in elaborate and often brilliant orchestrations of public policy, all the more brilliant because the public, for the most part, does not know who is profiteering on … [Read more...] about Enron’s Other Secret
THE clothes we wear tell something about us including our likely prejudices. Clothes no doubt also enable others with similar likes and dislikes to find us. A regular visitor to this blog sent in this cartoon of Keith in costume for the … [Read more...] about Defining the Greens (Part 12)
A VERY large American philanthropic organisation based in Philadelphia, PEW, has a few projects on at the moment. In Washington DC it’s renovating and refurbishing a building in what it describes as “the heart of the nation’s capital”. According to … [Read more...] about American Activists Target Australian Fishers
President Nicolas Sarkozy's desire to appoint an outspoken climate-change sceptic to a new French super-ministry of industry and innovation has drawn strong protests from party colleagues and environmentalists... Putting him in charge of scientific … [Read more...] about Climate Sceptic to Run Climate Research?
Correlation is not causation. But it is always exciting to see a good correlation between two variables that one assumes will correlate because of some theory or other. According to the ‘Saturated Greenhouse Effect’, a controversial theory … [Read more...] about Relative Humidity has been Falling