Tag Archives: Carl Sagan

Putting Piers Corbyn to the test

I’ve been given a link in email today to a public forecast page for July by weather prognosticator Piers Corbyn, which you can investigate in full yourself here. I find his web pages and forecasts hard to read, and even … Continue reading

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Kos asks about Michael Mann – hero or zero?

I was surprised to see this essay and poll on the Daily Kos tonight. Don Mikulecky writes: Michael Mann is a Modern Hero and we need to acknowledge that! I have been both a scientist and a political activist for … Continue reading

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Relevant quotes on skepticism – and a motto for our times

About the same time I had opened my browser window a week ago for this post on Bertrand Russell’s Liberal Decalogue from 1951, I had opened a page at The Inconvenient Truth by Guy McCardle on quotes that represent the … Continue reading

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Monday Mirthiness – dollars and sense

Josh weighs in on this story, writing: What is it with the new measuring climate in terms of money? Just bizarre. As Carl Sagan* might say, “billions and billions”.

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