All of the 2016 Republican presidential candidates are either outright Creationists of cynically opposed to the idea of biological evolution through natural selection, even if they grudgingly accept that it is a fact.
Cannabis oil is not proven to cure cancer, but Mark Sircus sells a Surviving Cancer Compendium claiming that it does, when used in combination with other supposed therapies, such as magnesium oil and breathing exercises.
NOAA’s climate data, newly revamped in its presentation, is utterly fascinating to me. Today I’ve been looking at NOAA’s snow cover data, which is provided courtesy of Rutgers University’s Global Snow Laboratory. Do you remember how much it used to snow when you were a
It’s official: the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has crunched the numbers and confirmed that yes, 2015 was the hottest month on record, and last month, December 2015, was the hottest single month ever recorded. What’s more, last year’s record-breaking global warmth was warmer than
2015 Global Temperature Data Smash All-Time Record, UK Conservative Newspaper Responds With “What Global Warming?”
You may have heard today’s news from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, but just in case you haven’t: Around the globe, 2015 was the hottest year on record in NOAA’s temperature record stretching back to 1880. The margin by which 2015 was warmer than
The following are three graphs representing the change in parts per million of carbon dioxide (CO2) measured at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii from March 1958 through December 2015: All three graphs accurately represent the same data. Each is presented on a different scale. The
The value of well-funded science is that it produces sustained observations over long periods, not just when an issue is hot. I am appreciative of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, funded by NASA, NOAA and the National Science Foundation with the task of
“Climate change is not science. It’s religion.” — GOP Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz, October 29 2015 The latest data update from NOAA’s 1880-2015 temperature record is available. The following graph is drawn from that data, showing that of all the Novembers from all those years,
The National Snow and Ice Data Center has been tracking Arctic Ocean sea ice extent for many years, and yesterday released new data on the extent of Arctic sea ice, compared to the 1981-2000 average for this time of year: As you can see, the
“It is theorized that the coconut provides all of the required natural properties for survival.” “It is theorized” is such a useful phrase. A theory is nothing more than a story, either validated by data… or not. I’m guessing that the makers of this cultured
Total voters in Bangor, Maine on Election Day 2015: 10,873. Bangor population: 33,000.