Monthly Archives: April 2013

On conveying the reality of climate disruption and human responsibility

So, I may have taken on an impossible job. I have been encouraged that my talk is basically sound and pursuing a good plan after watching the new movie, “Thin Ice“, yesterday. I will spiff up some of the audio. … Continue reading

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On bridging the greenhouse gas emissions gap

Professor John Carlos Baez summarizes a 2012 article from Nature Climate Science on both the urgency of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the way we can get there. In fact, 21 different ways are proposed, all which could be used in combination. … Continue reading

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Human Assessment of Risk of Loss

Not knowing a risk is not the same as being safe. If presented with the choice of either losing $500 with 100% certainty, or that of losing $1000 with 50% certainty and $0 with 50% certainty, many if not most … Continue reading

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Unburnable Carbon

From the Foreward of the report, Unburnable Carbon 2013: Wasted capital and stranded assets: This report shows very clearly the gross inconsistency between current valuations of fossil fuel assets and the path governments have committed to take in order to … Continue reading

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Dealing with uncertainty when communicating to policy-makers

Dealing with uncertainty when communicating to policy-makers.

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Senator Bernie Sanders on Global Climate Disruption in Gina McCarthy Hearing

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Barenaked Ladies, and I.S.S. Chris: Is Somebody Singing?

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‘Thin Ice, the Inside Story of Climate Science’

Overview here. Details here. And a great spot about “business as usual”, here: We need viewing parties!!

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