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Tamino's Open Mind: The Way We’re Going

This is the way we’re headed. What are we going to do about it? Advertisements

2019-03-23 13:46   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Grading the Dems on Climate Change: Beto O’Rourke

One candidate attracting some attention is Texan Beto O’Rourke. None other than Fox News reports that O’Rourke has a lot to say about climate change. But there’s more; Grist has something to add as well. First the flattering stuff: Beto …

2019-03-15 21:48   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Grading the Dems on Climate Change: Bernie Sanders

Where does Bernie really stand on climate change? CNN reports what he said on the campaign trail recently.. Let’s get to what I think is the heart of the matter: The senator said that a couple of years ago he …

2019-03-15 21:24   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Grading the Dems on Climate Change: Elizabeth Warren

NPR talked with Elizabeth Warren about a lot of things, including climate change. What she had to say about economics and equity was, in my opinion, brilliant. On international relations, she’s clearly well informed and intelligent. But … that stuff …

2019-03-15 20:05   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Why you need to support Jay Inslee, even though you’d rather choose another candidate

Hey there, all you Bernie fans! I love him too. Kamala Harris looks good? I agree. You think Elizabeth Warren could do great things? Me too. Does Beto O’Rourke look like he could beat Trump? Yes. There are lots of …

2019-03-15 11:12   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Time to Get Real

Do you really believe politics always trumps physics? In the end, I’ve got a feeling it will be the other way around. Advertisements

2019-03-14 19:21   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Jay Inslee for President

Fire and flood do not discriminate, they only destroy. Drought does not choose between liberals and conservatives, it only kills crops. Hurricanes don’t target Christians or Moslems or Buddhists or Shintaoists or atheists, they only tear things apart and drown …

2019-03-10 15:46   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Jet Stream Wobbles

An article by Mike Mann in the latest issue of Scientific American has a fascinating look at the jet stream, and how it might affect flood, drought, and heat waves. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/droughts-and-floods-may-level-off-until-2050-but-then-watch-out/ Advertisements

2019-03-07 23:45   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Sea Level Rise, Sea Level Lies

Larry Hamlin has shown us all, in a post at WUWT, how warped and twisted is the thinking of those who call themselves “skeptics” about climate change, but are actually deniers. This one is about sea level rise. The headline …

2019-03-06 13:55   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Time is Short for the Carbon Budget

The “carbon budget” is an estimate of how much CO2 we can still emit, but still have a good chance to keep global warming from going over the 1.5°C limit into “dangerous” territory. The budget has recently been revised (upward, …

2019-03-05 15:33   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Open Letter to YOU

We, the young, are deeply concerned about our future. Humanity is currently causing the sixth mass extinction of species and the global climate system is at the brink of a catastrophic crisis. Its devastating impacts are already felt by millions …

2019-03-02 12:59   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Talk About It

Scientists have learned three things about climate change. #1: It’s real #2: It’s us #3: It’s bad Now that we’ve finally convinced most people about #1 and #2 … it’s time for you to face #3. Here’s a start. #3a: …

2019-02-28 13:43   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Super-Heroes Young and Old

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2019-02-26 13:23   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Arctic Sea Ice: the Denier Viewpoint

Since 1979 we’ve kept watch on the Arctic sea ice pack using satellites. It grows and decays with the seasons of course; more ice in winter/spring, less in summer/fall. But over the decades, we’ve also seen it waste away from …

2019-02-24 23:45   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Voldemort/Palpatine 2020!

There’s an article in The Guardian about how much we adults have let down the next generation. And it’s not just about climate change. All the kids have to do is look at today’s political scene to know how hypocritical …

2019-02-22 15:18   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Talk About It

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2019-02-21 14:38   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Heroic women are all around us

I’m thinking, perhaps history’s greatest writer of dialogue for women, who gave them voice with the greatest dignity, was a man. William Shakespeare. Read A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a silly Rom-Com with magic faeries and a man with the head …

2019-02-21 13:38   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Which Candidate?

The last post caused a bit of a stir. Some object to my selection, others propose alternatives, many emphasize that we must show unity to defeat president dumbass. I want to know more about where various candidates stand on the …

2019-02-20 15:11   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Bernie for President

Bernie Sanders has officially announced his candidacy for the Presidency, entering an already-crowded field of democrats. I’ve been wondering which candidate I should support. Now I know. Sorry, Elizabeth, Kamala, all the rest of you. I like you, really I …

2019-02-19 16:20   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: They can’t stop us. There’s too many of us.

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2019-02-17 03:31   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: You have run out of excuses, and we are running out of time

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2019-02-14 16:58   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Global Cooling

The Hadley Centre/Climate Research Unit in the U.K. has joined NASA, NOAA, and Berkeley Earth, in reporting 2018 as the 4th-hottest year on record, with the five hottest years being the last five years. David Whitehouse of the “Global Warming …

2019-02-08 15:14   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Open Letter to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Dear Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, I know you represent the 14th district of New York, and that tending to their needs and hopes is your first responsibility. But I want you to know, you represent me too. You represent all who are …

2019-02-07 15:59   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Roy Spencer Hot Under the Collar about Down Under

Evidently, Roy Spencer was so mightily annoyed at Australians and their Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) that he has made his dissatisfaction clear. He objects to their using the word “record” so often, when talking about the hot temperatures this January. …

2019-02-05 13:19   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Repeating Bullshit

Question: How does a dumb claim go from just a dumb claim, to accepted canon by the climate change denialati? Answer: Repetition. Yes, keep repeating it. If it’s contradicted by evidence, ignore that or insult that. Repeat it again. If …

2019-02-01 18:15   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Ain’t I a Woman?

Black history month begins today in the USA. Today’s google doodle features Sojourner Truth. It’s well worth learning about this great woman, this great black person, this great American. It’s women’s history. It’s black history. It’s American history. It’s my …

2019-02-01 14:36   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Global Warming’s Wild Winter in the USA

The question arises: how might temperature variation have changed? We all know (if you don’t already, then read this blog!) that things like temperature show a combination of trend and fluctuation. We almost always focus on the trend, because that’s …

2019-01-31 14:42   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: What exactly is the difference between climate change and global warming? Don’t hate, I’m new at this.

A certain David Weissman asked a question on twitter: The first few answers (listed above) didn’t seem very helpful. Not to worry, David. I’m here for you. First, it depends on who you’re talking to and about what. If you’re …

2019-01-30 22:09   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: It’s the TREND, dumbass!

I live in Maine. Thank God we haven’t gotten as much of the “polar vortex” as other states … but we’ve had our share. It’s cold. But overall, temperatures in Maine haven’t been going down. They’ve been going up. Here’s …

2019-01-30 14:28   Click to comment

Tamino's Open Mind: Australian Heat Waves: Ode to Adelaide

What with Australia’s record-breaking multiple-heat-waves January, amidst talk of frying eggs on the sidewalk and melting asphalt and bats dropping dead because their brains cooked in the afternoon heat, we’ve looked at temperatures down under. We’ve noted overall warming, and …

2019-01-28 19:42   Click to comment


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