The Petermann ice shelf in Greenland (the northern-most glacier in the world) has lost a quarter of its mass, calving a 100 square mile iceberg now known as the “Petermann Ice Island (2010)”. Note that there is a “2010″ designation to distinguish this one from a smaller iceberg calved in 2008. Ed Markey had a […]
random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
The first step in the phallic phase ... [is] a momentous discovery which little girls are destined to make. They notice the penis of a brother or playmate, strikingly visible and of large proportions, at once recognize it as the superior counterpart of their own small and inconspicuous organ, and from that time forward fall a victim to envy for the penis....
Thank you, global warming purveyors: Tahoe City — Global warming seems to have reached the lowest depths of Lake Tahoe, scientists warned Monday, potentially complicating plans to preserve the lake’s fabled water clarity and biological health. A new study by researchers at UC Davis suggests the lake has heated by nearly 1 degree Fahrenheit since […]
And in more bad news from the AP [11/10], the Arctic is melting.
Excellent. Thank god someone finally did this — in this case, a group of scientists & engineers (Scientists and Engineers for Change and Environment 2004). The story at “CNSNews.com” describes this as “Florida Billboards Blame Bush for Hurricanes [10/26/2004]. I would call it “Florida billboards point out the connection”, but whatever they call it, it’s […]