Thursday, February 14, 2013

Valentine's tips: How to woo a scientist
When attempting to talk to a scientist, be sure you don't say anything that might be interpreted as a claim unless you are certain it has been peer-reviewed or subjected to rigorous statistical assessment.
Connecticut Governor Thinks Average Is Extreme | Real Science
The governor of Connecticut is convinced that his state is seeing unprecedented weather because of a snowstorm.

Snow conditions there are typical for February,
All Connecticut Major Hurricanes Occurred Below 350 PPM CO2 | Real Science
The governor of Connecticut thinks that he can protect his state from hurricanes by magically reducing atmospheric CO2.

Connecticut has been hit by three major hurricanes since 1850, all of which occurred with CO2 below 350 ppm. The last one was hurricane Carol – one of two hurricanes which hit New England during the disastrous hurricane season of 1954.

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