Tag Archives: computer models

Antarctica sets new record for sea ice

The sea ice surrounding Antarctica, which, as I reported in “Don’t Sell Your Coat,” has been steadily increasing throughout the period of satellite measurement that began in 1979, has hit a new all-time record high for areal coverage. Continue reading

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An Awful Waste of Brain Power

(With apologies to Allen Ginsberg. To buy my updated book, click here.) I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by climate, starving hysterical modeled, dragging themselves through the university streets at dawn looking for a bit of funding, … Continue reading

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Computer Climate Models — A Masochist’s Best Friend

A new paper out of Duke, Stanford, and the Environmental Defense Fund, promises that California will have a hard time fulfilling its carbon sequestration targets if climate keeps changing at the terrifying pace it has of late. Using computer models … Continue reading

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Gimme Shelter

1. Among the most powerful human urges is to seek shelter. 2. The belief that human beings can, or soon will, control the weather emanates from this urge. 3. With every year that passes, more people and a higher percentage … Continue reading

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Open Letter to a Legal Scholar Specializing in Climate Change

The following is my response to an open letter published by the legal scholar Dan Farber on his blog. Farber’s letter says that global warming “denialists” are about as right as Neville Chamberlain was returning from Munich in 1938 and … Continue reading

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