A puzzle – can you find a solution?

Pro-AGW comments on the FM site often strike me as bizarre.  Investigation often -- not always -- shows them actually  to be bizarre (esp notable examples are here and here).  The extraordinary aspect of this lies in the people making these bizarre comments, as they often have long records of knowledgeable and insightful comments on this site. Does adopting … Continue reading A puzzle – can you find a solution?

A reply to comments on FM site about Global Warming

The pro-anthropgenic global warming comments on the FM site (and emails to me) are so similar that a generic reply will save everybody time and effort.  This post examines 7 8 common elements.  These are general statements.  They do not apply to every individual comment on the FM site or to material elsewhere (in any medium). Pro-AGW comments often display … Continue reading A reply to comments on FM site about Global Warming

“Aliens cause global warming”: wise words from the late Michael Crichton

I strongly recommend reading this speech, given by the late Michael Crichton at the California Institute of Technology on 17 January 2003.  It is an insightful analysis of important trends in our society, revealing much about the dynamics of several important public policy controversies of our time. Update:  the comments were so interesting that I wrote … Continue reading “Aliens cause global warming”: wise words from the late Michael Crichton