It’s Not Just Warm, It’s Hot

woman cooling off

*+-Steve Hochstadt: Among voters, according to a poll in 2011, party affiliation also determines scientific belief: 80% of Democrats and 47% of Republicans say that warming has been occurring.

CO2, Mass Extinction of Species, and Climate Change

1.  The terrestrial atmosphere as “lungs of the biosphere” – an analogy.

*+-Andrew Glikson: Lost all too often in the climate debate is an appreciation of the delicate balance between the physical and chemical state of the atmosphere-ocean-land system and the evolving biosphere, which controls the emergence, survival and demise of species, including humans.

Copenhagen Failed Us; What Do We Do Next?

Global warming

*+-Nick Arguimbau: All considered, we have lost twenty years for bringing about meaningful climate change mitigation and we have little time left because every year that the atmospheric CO2 load increases, there is even a lesser chance that the dangerous processes can be reversed.

Niello Sponsors a Whine-Fest for Business, As Usual.

Assemblyman Roger Niello

*+-Adam Eran: Niello’s hearing is yet another bit of evidence that, no matter what the facts, the Republican narrative remains constant: We must reduce taxes and regulation, even if lack of effective regulation produced the current less-than-optimum outcome. And although “deficits don’t matter,” no matter how low they are, taxes are too high, especially on the wealthy.