Theme song of an African geothermal conference.
Archive for the ‘Climate change’ Category
The endless GOP hostage theatre over US budgets succeeds in one of its main purposes: to distract attention from issues that matter. Like the race against the clock to avoid complete climate breakdown. We already have the trailers. So here comes a fat Victorian-novel style doorstopper weekend post with as many nutritious links as a [...]
Mapping EGS seismic clouds with pretty coloured bubbles.
A survey on American attitudes to climate change consistently gives self-contradictory results.
The precautions against superstorm Sandy worked because the US government FEMA listened to a European computer forecast, not its own.
Obama kicks the climate breakdown can down the road. Lady Bracknell had the put-down.
In his keynote speech last Thursday to the 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist party, retiring President Hu Jintao said: Energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP as well as the discharge of major pollutants should decrease sharply. Source: Leslie Hook for the Financial Times (paywall); summarised here. This wasn´t a toe-dipping [...]
Joe Romm nails the difference between real and rhetorical strategies of adaptation to climate change.
As Mark notes just below, GOP climate denial is coming to bite Willard in the behind. But this still begs the fundamental question: of all the issues in the world, why has the Republican Party developed such an incredible antipathy to doing anything about or even acknowledging the reality of anthrpogenic climate change? After all, [...]