Daily Archives: May 10, 2010

The Union of Concerned Scientists tackles gardening to save the planet

From a press release from the Union of Concerned Scientists, we learn that you don’t need to worry anymore about global warming, we can just garden our way to carbon nirvana, that is, if the bugs don’t eat it. -Anthony … Continue reading

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Posted in Carbon sequestration, Land use land cover change, Ridiculae | 184 Comments

Iceland, soon to be Ashland

Another eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano in Iceland, another round of air traffic closures. download large image (3 MB, JPEG) After more than a week of relatively subdued activity in late April, Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull Volcano began a fresh round of … Continue reading

Posted in Aerosols, Vulcanism | 72 Comments

Taiwan sinking: Subsidence or Global Warming Induced Sea Level Rise?

This news story about Taiwan has been making the rounds with the usual alarming news outlets. My view is clearly on subsidence, caused by poor land use practice. See below the Continue Reading line for the easily found reasons. Excerpts: … Continue reading

Posted in Land use land cover change, media, Sea level | 82 Comments