Choice Quotes from Climate Scientists

Important excerpts from an interview on Daily Kos I posted a link for a few days ago: Dr. Stefan Rahmstorf; Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany: We’ve entered another strong warming period, this time due to human influence: by our emissions we’ve increased the levels of carbon dioxide, an important greenhouse gas throughout Earth’s history, to levels …

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Feingold Again Stands Alone for What is Right

Democrats are distancing themselves from Sen. Russ Feingold’s efforts to censure President Bush over illegal warrantless wiretaps. Feingold was also the lone Senator to vote against the Patriot Act in 2001. A censure does not even have legal implications, it is merely a formal condemnation, yet Dems still won’t support it. Democrats are apparently afraid to …

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A Skeptic Comes Around

Mike Schermer in Scientific American this month. If politicians actually paid attention to what most mattered, I think global warming control would be our number one governmental initiative. He doesn’t list most of the implications here, but I encourage you all to do research (for example, at, or by reviewing relevant articles published in …

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The God Delusion

I’m currently reading The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins. Dawkins is an evolutionary biologist and well-known atheist, and he recites a fascinating study in the book: “Tamarin presented to more than a thousand Israeli school children, aged between eight and fourteen, the account of the battle of Jericho in the book of Joshua: Joshua said …

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Taking Science on Faith?

Excuse my long absence from blogging. Law school keeps my retinas stapled to cinderblock-like, drivel-filled books of meanderings from senility-bound white men discussing legal theory. Just now, I was taking a break from the more obscure vicissitudes of copyrights when I nearly choked on my latte. Paul Davies, widely respected physicist and cosmologist, just wrote …

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