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Climate science discussion between Burt Rutan and Brian Angliss

January 31, 2012

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S&R's collection of a discussion on human-caused climate disruption between Brian Angliss, S&R climate/science writer and electrical engineer, and Burt Rutan, aerospace engineer and former CEO of Scaled Composites.

Climate Science for Everyone: How scientists measure the carbon dioxide in 800,000 year old air

January 28, 2012

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Scientists can directly measure air that has been sealed in an icy time capsule for 800,000 years. Climate Science for Everyone describes how this works.

An open letter to Burt Rutan, regarding his WSJ commentary on human-caused climate disruption

January 27, 2012

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[Update: My original post, Burt Rutan’s comments, and my responses to his comments have been copied here. That post has closed comments and will be updated with any further discussion Burt and I have, either in the massive comment thread below or independently. If you’re interested in just Burt’s and my discussion to date, minus […]

Alumni support of Paterno damages Penn State’s reputation

January 19, 2012

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The Trustees protected Penn State's reputation when they unanimously voted to fire Joe Paterno. It's my fellow alumni who are damaging the university's reputation by supporting a coach who failed to meet his moral and ethical responsibilities.

Marc Morano abets emailed threats of violence

January 13, 2012

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Marc Morano condones threats of violence against climate scientists and their families. That tells you everything you need to know about his character, and about the character of the people who employ or work with him.

The 2011 Climate B.S.* of the Year Awards (corrected)

January 5, 2012

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Peter H. Gleick collects the five most outrageous examples of climate BS (Bad Science) from 2011, with several runners-up. Number one? All the Republican presidential candidates.