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Dreadful GSA blogpost by Canadian geologists

Geologists, especially those, like me, of a certain age, often have problems with climate science and the idea that humans may be triggering a massive and abrupt change in the climate. 1,557 more words

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The latest hand-wringing “myth-buster” video roundly debunked

Guest Post By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley

The usual suspects have issued yet another “myth-busting” video in their continuing attempt to flog the dead horse of catastrophic Caucasian-caused climate change (CCCCC). 1,424 more words

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The Martian by Andy Weir

Astronaut Mark Watney is stranded alone on Mars. His situation is grim. His supplies- he’ll suffocate or starve long before the next manned mission. Communication- all systems down and no one knows he’s alive. 239 more words

Keystone XL: Oil Markets and Emissions

Originally posted at Skeptical Science on September 1st, 2014

  • Estimates of the incremental emission effects of individual oil sands projects like the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline are sensitive to assumptions about the response of world markets and alternative transportation options.
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South Dakota Politics Blog / Women in Science

What young woman would not want a career staring at beakers filled with fascinating colored water?

“Women in Science” by Ken Blanchard

Women are under-represented in the “math-oriented” sciences. 610 more words

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Athabasca Glacier: a tragic vanishing act

Originally published at Skeptical Science on August 26, 2014

The Athabasca Glacier in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is probably the easiest glacier in the world to access by car. 1,480 more words

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