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Activate the Omega-13

Hat tip to Quakerattled (I recommend reading ‘Bill McKibben and 565 gigatons‘, from where I snitched the above video link).

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Deniergate burbles on below the mass media radar

The fizzling of the scandal not yet formally known as ‘deniergate’ continues to fester in the murky fringes of reality, as revealed recently in Desmogblog, Huffingtonpost and Peter Sinclair’s Crock of the Week. That the devious deceptions, threats and prevarications … Continue reading

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It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it

As a phlyarologist, I understand that words matter. It’s often not what you say that counts, what’s far more important is how you say it (as a very good friend of mine is so fond of pointing out). Choosing one’s … Continue reading

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The priceless hypocrisy of Marcus Brigstocke

BEGIN transcript of the words of Marcus Brigstocke from the above (these aren’t my words — I wish they were!): Apparently, global warming is a liberal conspiracy. Erm, you know, because of all the stuff that we have to gain … Continue reading

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AV referendum video – pub? or coffee?

This video is one of the best yet for explaining how the alternative vote (AV) works. “People say AV is complicated,” says Dan Snow, “Well it’s not. It’s simple, it’s fair, it’s common sense.” I want to ask: “Who are … Continue reading

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It’s all a matter of ti-

ming. That’s what humour is, so I hear.   Sun Tzu said much the same of war.   The thing I find most interesting about the event that has been dubbed ‘climategate’ is not the details of the ‘hacked’ emails; it’s the timing … Continue reading

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Climate Cover Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming

  Actor and Producer, Leonardo DiCaprio hails the book as “an imperative read for a successful future.” NASA Climate Scientist James Hansen calls Climate Cover Up “an expose of planetary scale.” Plan B 3.0 Author Lester Brown describes the book … Continue reading

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