Archives for January 2007

Global Climate Change Report

Writing from England, I’ve noticed great coverage in the newspapers regarding the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Report on Global Climate Change. The first phase of the report will be released on Friday in Paris. Pre-publication reports indicate that CO2 emissions have caused global warming, and the indicators such as as the reduction in glacial ice (continental and […]

Teaching About Climate Change

There was an article today in the New York Times New Warnings on Climate Change by Andrew Revkin. Revkin is a science reporter for the NY Times, and author of book on climate change entitled The North Pole Was Here: Puzzles and Perils at the Top of the World. The book is for 6th graders […]

NASA's Earth-Sensing Satellites Getting Old

Satellites orbiting the earth have provided Earth Scientists will information that is used to study many parameters important to scientific investigation of Planet Earth. Paramters such as sea level, motions of the earth, glacial ice, and others are measured. In a report, Earth Science and Applications from Space: National Imperatives for the Next Decade and […]

NASA’s Earth-Sensing Satellites Getting Old

Satellites orbiting the earth have provided Earth Scientists will information that is used to study many parameters important to scientific investigation of Planet Earth. Paramters such as sea level, motions of the earth, glacial ice, and others are measured. In a report, Earth Science and Applications from Space: National Imperatives for the Next Decade and […]

Risk Assessment Plan Judged "Flawed" by National Research Council

The Bush administration’s Office of Management and Budget prepared a plan to change the rules determining whether chemicals and other products pose risks to human health. The plan was reviewed by The National Research Council, and they concluded that the report was seriously flawed, should be thrown out, and the OMB should start all over! […]