By Kermit Frosch | Feb 15, 2008 | 4
So that's why we can't find him!
By Kermit Frosch | Feb 6, 2008 | 11
Burning plants for fuel doesn't work forever.
By Petrarch | Feb 5, 2008 | 6
Americans complain about the lack of true leaders and of today's poll-driven politicians. But if American is a democracy, isn't that exactly how it is supposed to work?
By Petrarch | Jan 24, 2008 | 14
George W Bush, lambasted as the destroyer of peace in the Middle East, may preside over the most welcome development there since the Second World War.
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 14, 2008 | 12
Scientists want research grants, more published papers, and to be listened to by the general public. Bureaucrats want a bigger department and more clout. Politicians want a crisis - any crisis - so they can ride to power with a "solution".
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 11, 2008 | 3
Sure, global warming seems unlikely; but if it's true, it's so awful, shouldn't we take action just in case?
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 10, 2008 | 5
The ocean levels are not going to rise by 20 feet by 2100. According to the UN's International Panel on Climate Change, it's more like a single foot, or maybe 18 inches.
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 9, 2008 | 4
Government proposals to fix global warming won't work, at great expense.
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 8, 2008 | 1
Out of every million pounds of atmosphere... we are adding 6 pounds of carbon. That's .0006%.
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 7, 2008 | 0
The planet Mars is getting warmer too. As far as we can tell from SEC filings, neither Exxon nor Halliburton have significant operations on that planet; nor does it fall under the authority of the Bush administration.