ThinkOrSwim on Twitter"Confused about global warming "slowing down"? Here are 4 charts that cut right through the bull... http://t.co/Ackz26KwXb""@swimsure Fair point; I think there's something to be considered in how we accept - or reject - messaging that clashes with beliefs"""Reason many Americans still refuse to believe it is religious fundamentalism - immune to science & reason" http://t.co/71FmvFrI08""Climate change is a highly ideological issue and it is not amenable to the information deficit model..." http://t.co/82r63ofGhF"
Monthly Archives: October 2010
What, you might well ask, could climate change, slavery and tobacco possibly have in common? Quite a bit, it appears. The article below, courtesy of The Daily Climate, reports on a new study that compares current attitudes on climate change … Continue reading
Arguably one of the most significant figures of the last two centuries was in Dublin last night, where he presented a lecture in TCD, organised by the Royal Irish Academy. The man in question is Prof Paul Crutzen, the brilliant … Continue reading
“An Irishman’s heart”, according to Geroge Bernard Shaw, “is nothing but his imagination”. One interpretation of this wonderful double entendre is that as a people we are characterized by a creative approach to problem solving, artistic, ingenious, and flexible. This … Continue reading
We may rail against the regulators, politicians, and others who failed to understand and manage past risks, but we are just as culpable for our failure to engage with severe, well-signposted, imminent ones. Impassioned arguments over bank nationalisation, the austerity-stimulus … Continue reading
Economists looking at climate change face a difficult task, with uncertain climate models, chaotic climate systems and possible catastrophic threshold effects. Often, when looking at the impacts of climate change different mitigation/adaptation options and emission scenarios will be looked at, … Continue reading