Category Archives: Climate Change

Great Lakes Are ‘Running a Fever’

By David L. Brown The Great Lakes are artifacts of the last Ice Age, gouged from the earth by massive glaciers that once covered much of Canada and the upper part of the present United States.  They form the largest … Continue reading

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How Hot Is It? This Hot!

By  David L. Brown Yesterday I wrote about a new report from NASA, reporting that 2010 is the hottest ever so far. To get a visual image of what that means, here’s a map from the agriculture.com web site showing … Continue reading

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So Far, 2010 Is Hottest Year Ever

By David L. Brown A new report just issued by the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies concludes that 2010 to-date is the warmest year on record. This continues on a trend that has been observed over a period of … Continue reading

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Is Climate Denial a Form of Grieving?

By David L. Brown Note: The following is excerpted from a new book I’ve just completed writing. It makes interesting food for thought about the phenomenon of denial. It may seem hard to understand how so many people can remain … Continue reading

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A New ‘Champion’ for Anti-Climate Change

By David L. Brown We’ve railed for several years about the support of anti-global warming activists by self-interested corporations. Now, according to an article on Scientific American’s web site, here, there’s a new champion handing out money to shills for … Continue reading

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Global Warming Not Real? Ask a Canadian

By David L. Brown Just as the global warming and climate change deniers proclaim that the whole thing is a hoax perpetrated by thousands of dodgy scientists, from Canada we learn that the winter just drawing to a close was … Continue reading

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How the Earth Was Lost

By David L. Brown I have been silent in recent weeks on the subject of climate change. My reason: I am gobsmacked by the success of the anti-global warming activities that have taken place. Science and reason are in full … Continue reading

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Amusing Group Meets in Copenhagen

By David L. Brown According to an article in the British newspaper The Telegraph today (read it here), a small group of global warming deniers met in Denmark to discuss their many alternative theories about why climate change is not … Continue reading

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Rains Threaten Promise of Good Harvest

By David L. Brown We remember with a shudder the spike in food prices last year that seemed to push the world toward famine. As the U.S. is one of the few remaining exporters of food in the world, the … Continue reading

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China, India Blow Copenhagen Out of the Water

By David L. Brown One of the most pleasing phrases in the human language (to the speaker, at least), is “I told you so.” Thus, my recent essay on why the upcoming Copenhagen meeting on climate change was unlikely to … Continue reading

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