Valuable background information about oil slicks: excerpts from Science

Links to interesting articles about the Gulf oil spill. "Leaked report: Government fears Deepwater Horizon well could become unchecked gusher", Ben Raines, Alabama Press-Register, 30 April 2010 "Oil slick fight continues with robots and fire", New Scientist, 30 April 2010 Excellent pictures of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and satellite photos of the oil spill, Watts … Continue reading Valuable background information about oil slicks: excerpts from Science

A story illustrating one of the most important aspects of the climate science debate

Summary:  Information is power, and so elites of all kinds wish to control its flow.  One of the most important effects of the Internet is its power to force open to public view previously closed social processes, thereby stripping elites of their control of information — and thereby reducing their power.  As Glen Reynolds (the Instapundit) says, … Continue reading A story illustrating one of the most important aspects of the climate science debate