Posts Tagged "“Warm weather” “Climate change” “Global warming”"

Fix global warming, win a cigar

From the news-of-the-unexpected file: Richard Branson and Al Gore recently announced the creation of a $25 million prize to anyone who can come up with a credible technology that can suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. Similar schemes have proved successful in the past. Some have pointed to similarities with the Ansari X prize, created to stimulate private investment… read more →

Are crocuses in January a sign of the apocalypse?

The cherry blossoms are blooming in Brooklyn. Golfers are hitting the links in Chicago. Ski resorts and ice fishing competitions suffer, while wineries and ice cream makers celebrate. 2006 was the hottest year on record. Even the staunchest global warming denialist must admit that the end times are nigh. But wait! San Francisco is experiencing record cold, prompting a state… read more →