Daily Archives: April 28, 2011

National Geographic Making It Up As They Go Along

Historically, Earth’s climate has regularly shifted back and forth between temperatures like those we see today and temperatures cold enough that large sheets of ice covered much of North America and Europe. The difference between average global temperatures today and … Continue reading

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PDF Layers Unmasked

I can’t see the layers in any software on my computer (typical Adobe nonsense) but here is a video.

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We have received several e-mails today calling into question the validity of the PDF that the White House released, namely that there are embedded layers in the document. There are now several other people on the case. We looked into … Continue reading

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Response From Katharine Hayoe

I wrote an unnecessarily rude article a few days ago about a study of Texas precipitation variability. Here is the response from the author. I’m going to take her suggestion and check out the daily data she based the study … Continue reading

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Next Time An Employer Asks For Your Birth Certificate …

Tell him it is a “sideshow” and that you “have better things to do.” Tell him that the legal requirements for your job aren’t important, and then refuse to show it to him for three years. Also, cite the President … Continue reading

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Record Colorado River Snowpack Continues To Grow


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Guardian : Global Warming Worse Than WWI, The Great Depression, The Black Plague and Hitler

“climate change … is likely to challenge governments and social systems in a way that has never happened before. ” http://www.guardian.co.uk/

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Benjamin Franklin : “People willing to trade their freedom for temporary security deserve neither and will lose both”

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Armadillos Cause Leprosy

Armadillos have never been among the cuddly creatures routinely included in petting zoos, but on Wednesday federal researchers offered a compelling reason to avoid contact with the armored animals altogether: They are a source of leprosy infections in humans. http://www.nytimes.com/

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1801 : Thomas Jefferson Worried About Climate Change

Jefferson was worried about declining snow cover, rivers no longer freezing, crop losses due to climate change …. http://books.google.com/

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