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SYNTHESIS REPORT OF IPCC’S FIFTH ASSESSMENT REPORT

November 6, 2014 - 22:42 -- Admin

The  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is an interesting institution within which climate scientists from around the globe work together.  What is possible for science, remains impossible for politics. I notice that the report is dedicated to the memory of  Stephen H. Schneider 1945 – 2010.

John Light at Grist summarizes the 10 things we should know – so much for the IPCC synthesis:

FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: KEEP ON GOING

October 25, 2014 - 04:49 -- Admin

Dexter and Hannah have the expectation that they will go out. They know the way. They seem to find scents that are interesting.

At this time of the year the seasonal dialectic between winter and summer is happening. The weather has been both quite cold and quite warm. September was reported globally to be the hottest on record, which on some days was seemingly contradicted by local experience.

ISIS AND EBOLA

October 22, 2014 - 02:12 -- Admin

The Abbott Government finds untrammelled enthusiasm, alacrity and “hang the cost” to join the coalition of the killing  in the sky over Iraq in stark contrast with a stubborn disinclination and outright refusal to assist with the humanitarian crisis caused by the ebola epidemic in West Africa. What gives?

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