Tag Archives: Global Warming

Earth still getting warmer

In the United States we keep getting hit by wave after wave of gigantic snowstorms. And yet global warming continues. Did you know that January 2010 was the warmest January on record? “January, according to satellite (data), was the hottest January we’ve ever seen,” said Nicholls of Monash University’s School of Geography and Environmental Science in […]

Roundup for Friday 2/12/10

Daniel Larison analyzes yesterday’s Iranian protests and concludes, “there is not much yesterday that happened in Iran that most people in the West should find encouraging.” Ezra Klein thinks Obama could learn a few things from the Bush administration to help advance the Democratic agenda: “In [Bush’s] first year in office, he was using recess […]

Can we get some closure?

I was in a nice groove covering nothing but health care issues day after day. But Summer break is over and apparently Obama wants to move on all the major issues he forgot to deal with in his first few months as President. So now – in addition to health care, the economy and Iraq […]

Your dose of climate fearmongering

Paul Krugman is now accusing global warming denialists of treason: Still, is it fair to call climate denial a form of treason? Isn’t it politics as usual? Yes, it is — and that’s why it’s unforgivable. … the deniers are choosing, willfully, to ignore that threat, placing future generations of Americans in grave danger, simply […]

Great moments in commercial history, Vol. II

Again, I’ve been caught out watching commercials because of the NBA playoffs. I just don’t have the time, energy or mental capacity to plan ahead and record each of the 9,000 playoff games I want to watch. But I do wonder if my life would be a little less joyous if I had missed commercial […]