Tagged: climate change

Climate Change is Real, and it’s Heating Up

Despite what many GOP contenders for the 2012 presidential nomination say, the Earth really is heating up, and the costs of global warming may be drastically higher than previous estimates suggested. Meanwhile, investigators in...

The Next Culture War

After evolution, classroom fights over climate science and The Big Bang Theory are the next front in the education cultural war.

Fixing the IPCC

In the wake of Climategate, Clive Crook has some choice words for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chance.

Blame Canada

Okay people.  It’s time for all of you to pile on Scott and Chris.  Turns out they’re the bad guys in the whole climate change kerfuffle:

Fools and scoundrels

“If anyone tries to tell you that uncertainty about climate change is a reason for inaction, he’s either a fool or a scoundrel. Probably a bit of both.” ~ Mark Kleiman Kleiman makes a...

Climate Change and the Plague

An interesting nugget from The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire [page 91]: Climatology is now infected by partisan polemics, but ice core studies that show rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere over...

climate change is off the charts

Remember that big chart Al Gore used in his documentary?  If not, here it is: This chart shows the correlation of high global temperatures and high CO2 levels (though some have argued that if...

Waxman-Markey Day

Well, the wheelers and dealers on Capital Hill are voting on Waxman-Markey today.  Jim Manzi has been doing damn fine work on the subject lately, so browse his archives over at The American Scene...

climate partisanship

George Will isn’t the only conservative partisan using global warming as a wedge issue.  Both sides of the debate, to some degree, have used climate change theory to their political advantage.  Al Gore has...