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The Weekly Carboholic: new data reveals human-caused warming at both poles

November 6, 2008

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New data reveals human-caused warming at both poles Methane concentrations increase globally in 2007 Architect of Berkeley’s new solar plan gives Grist an update Two useful climate change maps According to a new paper published in Nature Geoscience and available online here, scientists from the UK, US, and Australia have detected anthropogenic influence on the […]

Enough with the "historic election"

November 6, 2008

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It’s official – I’m already sick of hearing about this “historic election.” It’s better than hearing about “historical” elections as Ken Jennings has complained, I suppose – at least “historic” refers to something “famous or important in history” or “having great and lasting importance” instead of something that has the character of history. Reagan’s election […]