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Ferenc Miskolczi: The Greenhouse Effect and the Infrared Radiative Structure of the Earth's Atmosphere

Well here’s a nice surprise. Out of the blue, Dr Ferenc Miskolczi has dropped a link onto Tim Channon’s thread, which goes to his major new paper, … 191 more words


The moral case for fossil fuels: Alex Epstein’s important new book

I am writing from Kauai, HI, while on a vacation, bracing myself for grading students’ term papers next week. Before humans discovered fossil fuels, it would not have been possible for me to fly here in a matter of hours, have the use of a car to explore this lovely island, and to reach its most remote beaches and hiking trails. 615 more words

Oil Industry

Climate change spawning destructive storms in the Philippines

While it is true that we are fighting our own demons in this country that contribute to fatal landslides and flooding caused by destructive storms, basically, and studies shows, that the main culprit is climate change. 498 more words


The Greenhouse Effect

Why is it warmer inside a greenhouse than outside? Without getting into a detailed explanation, it should be obvious that light from the outside that passes through the glass walls is somehow changed into something else inside the greenhouse. 207 more words

Global Warming

The Killing of Eric Garner

On July 17, 2014, Eric Garner, an African American, died in the Tompkinsville neighborhood of Staten Island, New York, after a police officer put him in a chokehold, a tactic banned by the New York City Police Department (NYPD). 254 more words


Captain Underpants

Dear Underpants,

I don’t think that you always get the proper amount of respect. Allow me to explain why.

(Excuse the backstory- we’ll get there soon, I promise.) As I may or may not have already explained, I’m currently staying in the spare room of a town-home that also houses two small boys, ages 5 and 8. 594 more words

Love Letter

Day Two Hundred and Thirty-Eight: Cloche

Stifling prison perhaps, but bell bringer-on of early bounty. The greenhouse effect. A small and false atmosphere, a tiny world, restricted and frosted, the plants inside see only through a glass, darkly, and we too, despite a planet-sized enclosure, are blind to the universe of possibilities beyond, the freedom, the space, the silence that might be ours if we could only look beyond our immediate confines, and wipe the carbon dioxide mist from our eyes.

© K Dibbens-Wyatt