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July 22, 2014

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7:14 AM | R.I.P. H.E.Taylor
I have a sad announcement to make, further to my previous posting about a missing edition of A Week of GW News. Harvey E. Taylor, aka het, died Monday, July 14, 2014 at his home in Portage la Prairie, a small town in Manitoba, Canada.  All I know of it is from one brief online obituary and one more…

July 16, 2014

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4:11 AM | Image of the Week
Filed under “data can be cool”         This is a graph of wind and air pressure at a weather station as a hurricane passes directly over.  Notice the double spikes as each eye wall passes overhead.  

July 15, 2014

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1:59 PM | Krugman and Climate
Aside from the climate blogosphere, Paul Krugman’s “Conscience of a Liberal” is my most regular blog visit.  He does not usually have a lot to say on climate change (which is mildly disappointing) and I have seen only very shallow and casual dismissals of the, to me compelling, notion that perpetual growth as a requirement for…

July 13, 2014

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9:54 AM | Only In It For The Gold: Neither Optimist nor Pessimist, Just Activist
Only In It For The Gold: Neither Optimist nor Pessimist, Just Activist. “We must stop treating the natural world as something to exploit, and start realizing that it is our home. If we do that, we can thrive.“

July 11, 2014

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12:29 AM | This week’s empty blog
Just a quick note to regulars and those who like to visit the weekly GW News Roundup about its absence.  Unlike past delays, this is not just me having more on my plate than usual.  For the first time in very close to 7 years I have not received het’s compilation of links, nor is it…

July 04, 2014

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1:27 PM | The Bottleneck Years by H.E.Taylor – Chapter 99
The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 98 Table of Contents Chapter 100 Chapter 99 The Third Day, March 22, 2061 I had two classes Tuesday morning and was not able to watch the trial as it happened. I got back to my office in the early afternoon and, again in the privacy of my…
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