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Things added in October, 2009

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What’s behind the “epidemic of fear”?

Posted on October 26th by Tom Yulsman.
Amy Wallace's recent article in Wired, "An Epidemic of Fear," about the anti-vaccine movement starts out with this fabulous lede: To hear his enemies talk, you might think Paul Offit ...
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Picking sour climatic cherries

Posted on October 26th by Tom Yulsman.
Seth Borenstein of the Associated Press has written an interesting story about the "global cooling" we've allegedly been experiencing for the past 10 years. As part of Seth's reporting, ...
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El Rushbo update

Posted on October 22nd by Tom Yulsman. %
Several days after Rush Limbaugh compared Andrew Revkin to jihadists and suicide bombers — and then exhorted the New York Times Reporter to "go kill yourself" — NPR has run ...
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Fewer Americans convinced global warming is real

Posted on October 22nd by Tom Yulsman. 5
The percentage of Americans who believe there is solid evidence that the Earth is warming dropped sharply during the past year, according to a poll released today by ...

Limbaugh to Revkin: “go kill yourself”

Posted on October 20th by Tom Yulsman. 33
It was only a matter of time before Rush Limbaugh would discover Andy Revkin, global environmental reporter for the New York Times, and target him for that special, hysterical, rage-inflected ...
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The bad boy is back

Posted on October 15th by Tom Yulsman. %
A fresh El Niño shaping up in the Pacific will dominate U.S. weather this winter, according to a forecast from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center released on Thursday. A ...
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This is global cooling? (take two)

Posted on October 15th by Tom Yulsman. 12
For those of you who have more than a passing interest in global temperature trends, I highly recommend Wood For Trees. This nifty site, designed by British software developer Paul Clark, ...
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This is global cooling?

Posted on October 13th by Tom Yulsman. 14
This map shows how temperature  over the land and oceans during June through August varied from the 1960-1991 base period. There must be one of those lonely blue dots right ...
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Al & Me

Posted on October 13th by Tom Yulsman. 8
[caption id="attachment_2107" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="That's me, asking Al Gore a question that he easily parried. (Photo: Anne Minard)"][/caption] I was the second reporter in line to ask Al Gore a ...

I’m back

Posted on October 13th by Tom Yulsman. %
It has been awhile (July to be exact) since I've posted anything. Coming up with one or more posts every day while doing everything else I'm responsible for simply became ...