David Knights' Weblog

November 1, 2019

This is what I worry about

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:52 am
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I don’t worry about global warming.  I worry about this.  Global cooling (aka a new ice age) would be a disaster for mankind.  I am not so sure it isn’t going to happen.

September 26, 2019

What we don’t know

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:44 pm
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It turns out that we know and understand almost nothing.

Really, almost nothing.


June 22, 2019

Common sense

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 6:46 am
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Too often it is lacking in many of our policy discussions.  Actions to protect the environment seem especially vulnerable to virtue signaling rather than common sense analysis.

January 20, 2017

The hottest year on record

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 9:10 am
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Something everyone should read.

January 7, 2014

Too cold for polar bears

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Man, that is cold.  Story here.

April 24, 2012

Global climate change update

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 4:26 pm
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Now he tells us.  Nevermind that he was so confident that the scientists understood completely forces that any normal person could tell you were probably beyond complete human comprehension.  Nevermind that they were urging countires to enact onerous taxes to solve a problem that may not even be a problem.

February 9, 2012

I can’t believe someone didn’t….

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:45 pm
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see this coming.  Nothing wrong with trying to be environmentally conscious, but come on.  I suspect that some lawyers are going to make money from this.

February 6, 2012

Global warming a hoax?

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 12:02 pm
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Who knew?  Who could have guessed?  Story here.

December 22, 2011

Proving once again that there is no difference between…

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 10:24 am
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a Republican and a Democrat in Washington.  Story here.  Invest in tar, feathers and pitchforks.

December 14, 2011

Here and there

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 3:17 pm
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Occupy Wall Street results in more unemployment.

If you can’t predict hurricanes with any certainty, can you really tell me what the temperature will be 100 years from now?

Florida’s rogue cop problem and an example of great reporting by a relatively small newspaper.


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