Tag Archives: climate change

Perpetuating science myths and urban legends

My frequent readers probably recognize a recurring theme that rests in the very premise of this blog. I am frustrated with perpetual science myths, and want to illustrate that basic scientific understanding and curiosity is not beyond the realm of … Continue reading

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Chimney starters

Here is a practical example of what I discussed previously – an item that reduces waste, saves money, does not drastically alter lifestyles, and yet works better. Charcoal may be a renewable cooking fuel, but many of us make a … Continue reading

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Mixing politics and science

The Arizona Republic recently published an article describing how carbon dioxide emissions in Arizona increased by 61 percent over the past 20 years: http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2009/11/13/20091113air-carbon1113.html#reply18760004 The article pinpoints this increase on increased automobile emissions and increased electric power generation using fossil … Continue reading

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