Shakun, Not Stirred, and Definitely Not Area-Weighted

I’d like to highlight one oddity in the Shakun et al. paper, “Global warming preceded by increasing carbon dioxide concentrations during the last deglaciation” (Shakun2012), which I’ve discussed here and here. They say: The data were projected onto a 5°x5° grid, linearly interpolated to 100-yr resolution and combined as area-weighted averages. The oddity I want you…

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Too many cooks spoil the carbon footprint

From the American Chemical Society  it seems that newer is not always better. Even Yale environment360 bought into this idea. I should add that I’m all for reducing carbon soot, but in the zealous rush for solutions, sometimes too many cooks spoil the soup. Right: Primitive stoves and open fires pose serious health risks, particularly…

Hilarious! Gore-Olbermann email exchange “leaked”

From the Daily Caller: Keith Olbermann and Al Gore: the secret emails revealed By Jamie Weinstein and Wil Rahn – The Daily Caller   10:59 PM 04/08/2012 On March 30th, Current TV terminated its relationship with outspoken liberal anchor Keith Olbermann. The Daily Caller has exclusively obtained many of the emails between Olbermann and network…