Wednesday, July 31, 2013


Will Earth's Ocean Boil Away?
Respected as Hansen is, the argument hasn't convinced climate scientists who specialize in the evolution of planetary atmospheres..."I think you can say we're still safe against the Venus syndrome," says Raymond Pierrehumbert of the University of Chicago. "If we were going to run away, we'd probably have done it during the PETM."
The PJ Tatler » National Geographic: You Know, James Hansen Just Might be a Bit of a Chicken Little
Maybe Hansen shouldn’t be so respected. I know from my years at NASA that among the staff who worked nearest him at the Goddard Space Flight Center and had to deal directly with him, he wasn’t.
Exclusive: Frost damaged 18 percent of Brazil sugar cane crop - analyst | Reuters
Datagro President Plinio Nastari told Reuters that severe frost on July 24 and 25 in southern cane growing regions may have killed entire fields, which would likely need to be replanted.
Rush Holt's 'Geek Out' Brings Scientists To Talk Social Policy - State News - Red Bank-Shrewsbury, NJ Patch
Former U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who joined the event by video feed from California, said the backlash against climate change science was akin to obfuscation efforts in the 1960s and 1970s on the link between cigarette smoking and lung cancer.

"If you smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, a doctor will never tell you that you’re going to get lung cancer," Chu said. "But your odds will be 85 percent higher."
Twitter / cakf00: @ClimateReality- minor mishap ...
@ClimateReality- minor mishap at lunch = no recycling. Pls have recycling at reception tonite. #CRinCHI

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