Michael Mann's The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines now out in paperback, is one of the best thrillers you will ever read. There 's no blood or violence, but this outstanding work is an engaging "true...Show More Summary
These days, more and more NHL players are wearing those cute little half visors. Some of them (like the Sedin Twins) probably wear them to deter other guys from punching them, and a few others probably wear them because they thing it looks cool. The rest, however, are trying to prevent serious eye injuries. After […]
From the University of Toronto, Underwater ‘tree rings’ Calcite crusts of arctic algae record 650 years of sea ice change Almost 650 years of annual change in sea-ice cover can been seen in the calcite crust growth layers of seafloor … Continue reading ?
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The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches From The Front Lines By Dr. Michael Mann, Ph.D Columbia University Press Nov 2013 New 448 page paperback for $15.38 and on Kindle at $11.79. Click book image or this link to order now Few scientists have been as viciously slimed as paleo-climatologist Michael Mann. Show More Summary
The YouTube uploader says this took place during a world invitational tournament held earlier this month in Chicago. At the 13-second mark, keep your eye on the top of the screen, where a player for the Toledo Cherokee reacts to getting elbowed to the ground by a player for the San Diego Jr. Show More Summary
Disgusting. Followed it up with punches on the ice.
You probably already know about Michael Mann’s book, “The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines.” The ongoing assault on climate science in the United States has never been more aggressive, more blatant, or more widely publicized than in the case of the Hockey Stick graph — a clear and compelling…
On Saturday we went to a shinty match. According to Wikipedia shinty is a “Scottish twelve-a-side game resembling hockey, played with curved sticks and taller goalposts and derived from the Irish game of hurling.” This particular match was the annual hybrid shinty/hurling Scotland v Ireland smackdown. It hardly seems fair for the poor Scots; look at Read More
It's becoming clearer every day that a candidate advocating climate action drives a wedge between the anti-science Tea Party extremists and the rest of the Republican party (and independent/moderate voters). The Virginia Governor's race is but the latest example. Show More Summary
Three years ago, on 11/17/2010, I wrote this comment on Zerohedge: Hey man, I am peak oil aware. Check my history on this blog. Nevertheless, you do know that producers in Eagle Ford are using horizontal drilling and fracking technology to produce oil, not gas? They are having success all the way up to Dallas county. Show More Summary
Eric Veilleux is the head coach of the Baie-Comeau Drakkar of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In the video above, he stars in one of the best coach meltdowns you'll ever see. He's probably a bit of a dick. Read more...
No explanation needed. (Although, I do agree with the comments — the beaver needs to be holding hockey sticks instead!) Editor’s note: You can even get the design on a shirt! Note #2: Someone needs to draw a slightly different version of this, with the beaver dressed as an axe/chainsaw-wielding lumberjack/RCMP agent hybrid, and that […]
And visions of hockey sticks danced in their heads.
The United Center may be home to the Stanley Cup champions, but some inner-city kids in Chicago have never even heard of the Blackhawks, let alone held a hockey stick in their hands. Teacher Christopher Hennessy of Haines ElementaryShow More Summary
Do-It-Yourself dentistry: still a hallmark of the professional hockey player. Pascal Dupuis became the most recent member of the NHL to do a bit of impromptu dental work after catching some “friendly fire” during a matchup against the...Show More Summary
Michael Mann's climate-change hockey stick continues its bad case of brewer's droop. As part of its call for a new climate policy, the prestigious German weekly Wirtschaftswoche lists Dr. Mann's stick as No. 2 on its hit parade of Die...Show More Summary
Guest essay by Chris Yakymyshyn Vermonter Bill McKibben was recently quoted in Salon Magazine: “The roof of my house is covered in solar panels. When I’m home, I’m a pretty green fellow. But I know that that’s not actually going … Continue reading ?
You may wonder why such a statement would be made in the New York Times. Well, not because they're giving up on the Cult of Angry Gaia. No. What's happened is that given the 15 year long hiatus in temperature...