ThinkOrSwim on Twitter"Brilliant: Obama's "Arctic strategy" depends for success on...the ice melting. And he's the Good Guy? http://t.co/vubBNdqjqh""Anyone any idea what the Irish Independent is supposed to be getting at here? http://t.co/BZtbhWDrjM""@MariaLaoise @AndrewSB49 Maybe if it were an Islamic call to prayer twice daily on RTE you'd hum a different tune!""Just when you think you live in a secular State, RTE interrupts broadcast to gong a church bell for a full minute. #marian"
Monthly Archives: April 2010
Looking to a statistician or economist for expert guidance on complex scientific matters makes about as much sense as consulting a neurosurgeon or a hairdresser for advice on investing in some arcane corner of the derivatives market. However, when it … Continue reading
Monday 26 April is the last day to make a submission on the public consultation process for the largest section of motorway yet to be proposed in Ireland – some 80 km between Cork and Limerick. Submissions must be with … Continue reading
The debate on climate change faces a number of inherent handicaps. Human nature is perhaps the most important. At our best, we deal reasonably well with the present and the immediate future. If next Christmas seems remote, our abilities to … Continue reading
HERE’S A conundrum: restarting global economic growth will, by definition, push up energy costs. Rising energy costs will in turn choke off that economic recovery, leading to a fall in energy prices. Try to restart growth again, and the brick … Continue reading
You would think that people whose business is the weather would be pretty informed about climate change. The reality is a great deal more complex. In the US, weathermen, for many the very public, trusted face of science, are split … Continue reading
From the Guardian: In his first major interview since the climate-change emails scandal, James Lovelock says he is disgusted by the actions of some scientists, applauds ‘good’ climate sceptics, and warns that global warming could even lead to war Leo … Continue reading