global warming

Quote of the Week?

“If we just take our temperature, all of Australia has experienced warming over the last 50 years. We are warming in every part of the country during every season and as each decade goes by, the records are being broken.”

My two unfavourite memes of this week

People who keep harassing someone for a deleted copy of someone else’s raw data instead of going to the originator of that raw data for a copy of their own? Even when it’s been explained to them over and over that the originator is the only person who can provide another copy of that raw data? Now that’s unethical.

Beats me

Ganked from comments at Sadly, No!. On July 18, 2008 at 18:47, Percy ‘Mad Dog’ Plumflute said, Poster on the global warming “hoax” thread: I believe the only reason we’re in a cooling period is as a result to the… Read More ›

Seed Vault under the Arctic frost

A “Doomsday vault” even: The project is intended to provide a failsafe against disaster so that if a seed collection is destroyed in its natural habitat there is an alternative source of supply. Cary Fowler, executive director of the Global… Read More ›