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The Global Warming “Pause” In My Own Words

In the video above from Oct. 6, 2015, Sen. Ted Cruz aggressively questions the head of the Sierra Club (Dr. Aaron Mair) on the alleged “pause” in global warming. My friend Joe posted it on Facebook; I responded with a link … Continue reading

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A Global Warming Thought Experiment For My Conservative, Republican, and Libertarian Friends

Denial of the science of global warming is not really about science, a point Dan Calabrese makes with admirable clarity and directness on Cain TV. Global warming is not about climate at all. Global warming is about government. It’s about … Continue reading

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Common Ground between Climate Skeptics and Conservationists

From the New York Times: Town managers attribute the new resolve mostly to a yearlong competition sponsored by the Climate and Energy Project, which set out to extricate energy issues from the charged arena of climate politics. If the heartland … Continue reading

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Surprised It Actually Worked!

Though this is Bike to Work Week, the picture above is from a bicycle trip to our neighborhood grocery store Berkeley Finer Foods.  They had 40 pound packs of charcoal on sale, and we decided to buy one for grilling … Continue reading

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I want to be able to bike to church. (mailed July 5, 2011)

Commissioner Thomas Van Cleave Forest Preserve District of Kane County 1996 South Kirk Road, Suite 320 Geneva, IL 60134 Dear Commissioner Van Cleave: As a resident of Batavia and an avid bicyclist, I am writing to ask about a possible … Continue reading

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Cold Ride

This is what the thermometer read when I left to ride my bicycle to work this morning.  The bottom number is the outside temperature in Fahrenheit. In this weather, I appreciate the irony inherent in the fact that I ride … Continue reading

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Richard Lidnzen At Fermilab

Richard Lindzen, who is arguably the most credentialed and respected sceptic of anthropogenic global warming, will be giving a colloquium here at Fermilab on Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. If you are in the area, you can come; the colloquium … Continue reading

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Garden

Above, you can see a slide show of the plants and some of the harvest from the garden Kelly and I planted in front of my apartment in Bloomington. While our garden was not in favorable conditions since it was … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Trust II

Let me approach this issue from another angle.  For those of you who are skeptical of climate change science or are suspicious of its political implications, I have a thought experiment.    Let us imagine, just for a few minutes, … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Trust

As I have pondered, studied, discussed, and debated the various scientific, political, economic, and theological aspects of climate change, I have realized that the most important issue driving these debates is not science, politics, economics, or theology. As far as … Continue reading

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