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Vvatts Up With That:                               GAMES  PEOPLE  PLAY

Climate MessageDescription Complex climate messages can often cause more confusion than clarity. This light hearted exercise can open the space for an exploration on the effectiveness of seasonal forecasts and how to communicate them effectively wihtout oversimplifying the message. Learning objectives To explore how complex climate messages are transferred To explore options for appropriate…

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Vvatts Up With That: WILL CHTHULUCENE CYBORGS  TEACH CRITICAL THEORY ?

Monstrous, Duplicated, PotentOn Donna HarawayDonna Haraway. Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene.[sic] Duke, 2016. alyssa BattistoniTHE FIRST TIME I encountered Donna Haraway, in 2010, I was a graduate student in England doing a one-year master’s in geography. The program — a cash cow for the university, I eventually realized — was an odd mix of critical theory…

2018-05-19 16:10   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:               MOVE ALONG, THERE'S NOTHING TO HEAR HERE

A LARB reviewer is shocked to report that reprobates of all kinds flee at the sound of loud Baroque music. Readers may wish to dispatch a flash mob of chamber music players to this year's Heartland Institute International Conference on Climate Change, and report on who runs away first & fastest:Bach at the Burger KingBy Theodore GioiaFrom Theodore Gioia’s website: “Hailing from a line of…

2018-05-19 02:44   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                                     MUD, MUD, GLORIOUS MUD !

SENATOR MO BROOKS OF ALABAMA BLAMES SEA LEVEL RISE ON MISSISSIPPI MUD EMISSIONS RATHER THAN CO2 FROM ALABAMA COAL

2018-05-18 16:01   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                               ELSEWHERE IN SCIENCE BLOGS

2018-05-17 21:05   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:             WAYWARD BLIMPS & THE RHETORIC OF MOTIVES

My first full-time job after college was with the Center for American Progress, a policy institute in Washington, D.C. The Center was about a year old when I began working there, at the beginning of 2004. It was known as a “think tank.” I did not know what went on at a think tank, but the words conjured an institution dedicated to “the transformation of genius into practical power,”…

2018-05-17 19:53   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:     WAS THIS GHOSTED BY THE GUY IN THE CHICKEN SUIT ?

The Sea Is Rising, but Not Because of Climate ChangeThere is nothing we can do about it, except to build dikes and sea walls a little bit higher.Prof. Singer & his Op-Ed emanuensisOf all known and imagined consequences of climate change, many people fear sea-level rise most. But efforts to determine what causes seas to rise are marred by poor data and disagreements about methodology. The noted…

2018-05-17 04:45   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:      THE GEOENGINEERING ANTIDISESTABLISHMENTARIANS

A Discussion About Counter-Geoengineering: Reflections on New Research from HUCE on Vimeo.

2018-05-16 17:58   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                          BUMBLING TOWARDS EXTINCTION

BUMBLEBEES ARE CLIMATE CHANGE DENIERS Bumblebees risk extinction by failing to react to climate change.BRIAN PALMER Global warming is forcing many species to migrate away from the poles. Butterflies, several bird species, marine invertebrates, and even trees (not the most mobile creatures) are shifting their ranges, trying to stick to safe temperatures. A 2011 study found that the average…

2018-05-16 07:15   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                         TODAY'S FORECAST  IS  FOR  HELLFIRE AND  DAMNATION WITH OCCASIONAL SCATTERED  CLICHE'S

Endless Winter in the Era of Climate Crusade: A Wakeup CallMay 9, 2018 By Vijay Jayaraj THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN THE STREAMOn every Earth Day coming, attention around the world turns to environmental issues. None is more famous — or infamous — than climate change.The winter of 2017–2018 has stirred debate about global warming. Some say the long, cold winter should quell…

2018-05-15 18:08   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That: CLIMATE WARS ESCALATE  AS WARMIST ATTACKS SKEPTIC'S           SEEING EYE  CYBERDOG  WITH  HOCKEY  STICK

HAS HE NO SENSE OF DECENCY ?

2018-05-14 17:57   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                     WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG WITH                              A BILLION BAGS OF GREEN SLIME ?

Budding ScientistIncluding Some Activism with Your Earth Day Arts and CraftsApril 22nd will mark 48 years since the first Earth Day celebration... Earth Day celebrations are by no means small, with some estimates approximating a billion participants around the globe... and it is easy to imagine that social media will trigger countless little Earths being added to profile pictures. For many,…

2018-05-14 13:34   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                           TWILIGHT IN THE NO TRICKS ZONE

Those credulous enough to trust in James Dellingpole trusting in Marc Morano's trust in Pierre Gosselin's trust in his minion Kenneth Richard have been rudely awakened by Snopes. The No Tricks Zone tall tale trail began last year with Richard lifting graphs without context from the scientific literature to create a collage that claimed they all pointed to a past warmer than the present. It…

2018-05-13 00:52   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                                         PUMPING IRONY

2018-05-10 04:53   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                   REPRESENTATIVE #METOO PATHWAY 8.5

2018-05-09 19:53   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That: THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION SPEAKS OUT TO  SCOTT PRUITT                           ON  THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT

Numerous administrative actions should be taken to eliminate unnecessary regulations...some of the species...may be suitable for delistingon the grounds of data error or extinctionAUDITING IS USELESS : WE FLY IN COACH.

2018-05-08 23:50   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                                 CURSE YOU, RICK STEVES !

SCIENCE reports :Tourism is eight times worse for the planet than previously believedBy Sid PerkinsMay. 7, 2018 , 11:00 AMGoing on vacation may be fun for you, but it’s not great for Earth. The carbon footprint of global tourism is about eight times larger than previously recognized and accounts for about one-twelfth of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, a new study suggests.Previous…

2018-05-07 20:16   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:          CABIN FEVER STRIKES CALGARY FRIEND OF SCIENCE

NOTED CANADIAN GOOSE LIVER HARUSPEX, ART HISTORIAN & HUDSON'S BAY BLANKET COLLECTORADDUCES NEW THEORY OF WHY CLIMATE SCIENCE SHOULD REPLACE DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS WITH DETECTIVE STORIES The Biggest Deception in the Human Caused Global Warming Deception / Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim BallIt is likely that every year annual variance in the amount of water vapour in the…

2018-05-06 16:22   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                   THE GREATEST TWO-FACTOID HOGWASH EVENT                                 IN A  WEEK  OF  BREITBART

Delingpole: Earth in ‘Greatest Two-Year Cooling Event in a Century’ Shockby JAMES DELINGPOLE26 Apr 2018Our planet has just experienced the most extreme two-year cooling event in a century. But where have you seen this reported anywhere in the mainstream media?You haven’t, even though the figures are pretty spectacular. As Aaron Brown reports here at Real Clear Markets:From February 2016…

2018-05-05 14:53   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                                  HOME,  HOME,  ON  DERANGE

CORNELL UNIVERSITY Deranged Authority: Culture, Power, and Climate Change SHUM 4625/6625 (also ANTHR 4025/7025) Fall. 4 credits. J. Carlson. Writing on the eve of the US general election in 2016, Amitav Ghosh’s Great Derangement suggests that the world’s collective failure to meet the challenges of climate change stems from an ongoing crisis of culture and, more fundamentally, of the…

2018-05-05 14:19   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                                    THE  TRUNK STOPS  HERE

THE EPA ADMINISTRATOR'S CONDUCT HAS PROVOKED LOUD TRUMPETING NOISES FROM THE REPUBLICAN SIDE OF THE AISLESenators John Neely Kennedy (La.), Lindsey O. Graham (S.C.) and Susan Collins (Maine) have voiced worry about Pruitt’s conduct in interviews on the morning television talk shows. The sharpest Republican criticism came from Kennedy, who said Pruitt ought to hold a “full-blown press…

2018-05-05 03:16   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:              ACROSS  THE  STREET  FROM  PRUITT'S  EPA

HIT & RUN BLOGK Street Lobbyists Are Loving Trump's Tariff ThreatsThe president's aggressive but rudderless trade policy is watering the swamp.|May. 3, 2018 3:55 pmRonald Phillips/NewscomPresident Donald Trump's threat to start a trade war with China by imposing tariffs on steel, aluminum, and potentially thousands of other goods is rattling global markets and causing serious…

2018-05-04 06:41   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                                         HARD  ROCK  CAFE'

THE OIL PATCH IS A MECCA FOR SOFT ROCK GEOLOGISTSBUT ITS FAVORITE SON HAS CALLED DOWN THE WRATH OF SOME HARDER HEADS ON HIS:The Honorable Scott Pruitt AdministratorU.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20460Dear Administrator Pruitt:On behalf of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and its 60,000 scientist members, I am writing to express concerns…

2018-05-03 20:07   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                           FACING  UP  TO  MOUNT  RUSHMORE

Project Trumpmore - Official Trailer from Admin ProjectTrumpmore on Vimeo.

2018-05-03 19:55   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:                   FIFTY  SHADES  OF  BLACK

Here's an exchange at Rabbet Run Ken Fabian said...Anything to do with CCS has to be treated with suspicion. 2.8 tons of CO2 for every ton of black coal burned is the fundamental arithmetic that can't be gotten around; lots more waste output by weight than input and requiring it's own specialised infrastructure.But the post is about carbon pricing. I think it needs to apply to something nearer…

2018-05-01 18:28   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That: MANHATTAN BANS  AFRICAN  CLIMATE  REFUGEES AS  SHARKS         &  ECOLOGISTS  SUE  FOR  CULTURAL APPROPRIATION

2018-05-01 16:11   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That: TIME TO BUY A BURP OFFSET FROM THE CARBON EXCHANGE

My mom used to say that you became an adult when you began to like the taste of seltzer water. It took me until well after college, but I still remember her pride when, on a visit home, I took it upon myself to put an unopened Polar in the fridge to chill. It wasn’t even the proactive kitchen maintenance that got her; it was her youngest child crossing her last tracked milestone into…

2018-04-30 18:46   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:      IT MAY NOT BE SOCRATIC, BUT AT LEAST IT'S A DIALOGUE

Lewis and Curry, againPosted on April 27, 2018by I should probably say something about the new Lewis & Curry paper. It’s mostly an update to their earlier paper that I’ve discussed before. Bottom line; there are reasons to be cautious. The basic formalism is that one can use an energy balance approach to estimate the transient climate response (TCR) and the…

2018-04-30 18:20   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:  HIS 1st APPRENTICE  BUILT THE TAJ MAHAL JURASSIC PARK

IN THIS PRE-ELECTION INTERVIEW PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP PRESCIENTLY ENDORSES THE SILURIAN HYPOTHESIS, & PROVIDES LIVING PROOF THAT EXTINCT CIVILIZATIONS COULD BEGET THE POLITICIANS OF TODAY.

2018-04-29 19:51   Click to comment

Vvatts Up With That:   WE'LL  HAVE  A  HOT  TIME  IN  THE  OLD  TOWN  TONIGHT !

The Presidential family fortune began with grandfather Fred joining the Alaska gold rush in 1898, and investing his proceeds in real estate in then-suburban Queens. Fred did far better than most miners by catering to the needs of greenhorns and those who struck it rich, with a restaurant featuring rooms to rent by the hour on the Klondike's chilly prequel to the Las Vegas Strip:As the Arctic…

2018-04-29 15:23   Click to comment


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