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The Power of Unbelief

September 24, 2009


The salmon fishery in British Columbia has had bad seasons for three years running.  This year only seven percent of the expected run of sockeye returned to the Fraser River, and there was less than fifty percent of the expected sockeye run on the Skeena.  The cod fishery on the east coast collapsed long ago, […]

Message From a Sinking Nation

September 22, 2009


Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, at a U.N. Climate Summit in New York, September 23, 2009: Once or twice a year we are invited to attend an important climate change event such as this one — often as a keynote speaker. On cue, we stand here and tell you just how bad things are. We warn […]

Random Updates on Climate Change – September 2009

September 17, 2009


  A record warm Australian winter.  This past winter was the warmest Australian winter on record, which climatologists attribute to both climate change and natural variability.  Temperatures in August were 2.47C (4.45F) above average.  Temperature records were broken by 4 to 5 degrees (7 to 9 degrees F), an extremely rare occurrence.  Australia expects another […]

Guns don’t kill people … pt. 2

September 13, 2009


Weapons of mass destruction don’t kill people. People kill people.

Guns don’t kill people, pt. 1

September 3, 2009


Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. So let’s give them guns.