July 7, 2007
I'm sitting here watching The Police perform for the Live Earth concert. Cool.
June 26, 2007
Hey all, this is a shameless little plug for a great little organization, The Species Alliance. The organization focuses on current species extinctions, notably the growing biodiversity crisis.
June 22, 2007
I was discussing the issue of uncertainty today with a colleague, specifically the u
June 9, 2007
Hi all, and apologies for a long-delayed posting. I've been swamped with "science" work, the details of which are probably not exciting enough for a blog post! But, I'm back.
May 15, 2007
Today is my birthday, and I'm sitting on a plane writing this entry.
May 3, 2007
The term "tipping point" has entered the modern household vocabulary. It is being applied to a wide range of phenomena, ranging from social networks on the internet, to the spread of diseases, to...
April 15, 2007
Climate change forces us to take a hard look at the choices we make and the choices ahead of us. There is a growing movement in the United States to pressure state and federal government to legislate...
April 2, 2007
One morning last week, I was listening to the radio while carpooling into work in San Francisco. The morning folks were speaking with callers about global warming, and I have to say that the...
March 15, 2007
A friend asked me recently about the phenomenon of "global dimming". This term is applied to the effect that particulate pollutants in the upper atmosphere have on the amount of sunlight that reaches...
February 15, 2007
The recent release of the IPCC report was much anticipated by scientists, politicians, economists, etc. There are several very important additions and changes when compared to the 2001 report.