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You Wanna Peace of Him?

Al Gore nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Three cheers for Al Gore, whose incessant blabbering about climate change has gotten him nominated for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. “Al Gore with his movie and his dedication and his active diplomacy …

A Closer Look

In which we explain what the heck the IPCC is, and why it matters Chances are you’re not going to be able to turn around today without bumping into some reference to the new IPCC climate report. We’re not just …

Unraveling the IPCC

An insider’s view

Over at a great new website called Terry (part of the Science Creative Quarterly), Sarah Burch has a great post elucidating the inner workings of this beast we call the IPCC. It's worth a read for anyone bemoaning the inaccuracy, …

Global warming ...

Or global comfortabling?

… or global comfortabling? Comedian Sarah Silverman explains in A Very Convenient Truth, her take on Gore’s Oscar-nominated film:

IPCC Summary for Policymakers released

It’s gonna be bigger than American Idol!

As I’m sure everyone’s aware at this point, the IPCC has released its Summary for Policymakers (PDF). We’ll have a piece going up later today [here it is] explaining the basics of what the IPCC is and why you should …

Nucular

Renewable uranium vs reality

Please be advised that nuclear power is neither a renewable nor a clean source of energy. For that matter, oil, coal, and natural gas are also not renewable or clean sources of energy. Thusly does a letter from 100 groups …

Schwarzenegger is having his hair done that day

Ouch

Sen. Barbara Boxer invited the Governator to testify to the EPW committee about his state’s global warming regulations, but he … had urgent matters to attend to. “Meetings he can’t miss,” as it happens. Would you want to get stuck …

Last-minute IPCC haggling

It’s a frenzy

Those of you waiting on the edge of your seat for the IPCC report — which will be released in about 3.5 hours — can kill time by reading Andy Revkin’s account of the last-minute negotiations going on in Paris …

'Eco-terrorism': The latest

The hype goes on

I used to follow the "eco-terrorism" hype fairly closely, before my gnat-like attention span wandered on to other things. Those of you still interested should check out this long and exemplary article on the subject by Matt Rasmussen in the …