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Is Human Activity Really to Blame for Climate Change? How Did Venus Get So Hot?

A recent debate between candidates for Congress in the Wisconsin’s 1st District — U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, and Democratic challenger Rob Zerban — included questions about the role of human beings in producing discernible changes in the climate over the last 150 years. 551 more words

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Climate Change: No blame just the basics

With so much conflicting information on climate change and its cause and effects being presented to us from such a variety of sources, many of the essential facts of the debate have been lost along the way. 1,329 more words

Climat Change

What can the greenhouse effect tell us?

When I started this blog, I would sometimes write posts where I’d ponder some scientific issue, mainly illustrate my own ignorance, and benefit from those who are more informed than me telling me where I was going wrong (which is different to those less informed than me telling me I’m wrong :-) ) . 587 more words

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Eat Less Meat to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

I only know a few people who do not appreciate a good hamburger. However, did you know that eating meat constantly worsens the health of the earth? 545 more words

Climate Change: No blame just the basics

‘No blame just the basics’ is the second in a series of articles on climate change and the environment that looks at what climate change actually is. 1,406 more words


The Regulation of the Earth System

A.k.a. “Geophysiology”, or the answer to the question of how we maintain our active biosphere on Earth in a relatively hostile solar system.

Earth as we know it is in homeostasis, or maintaining a steady internal environment that is currently favourable to life on it. 1,110 more words