Global weirding, vol. 9031

A big story from the Associated Press: Torrential downpours in Texas that have whiplashed the region from drought to flooding. A heat wave that has killed more than 1,800 people in India. Record 91-degree readings in Alaska, of all places. A pair of top-of-the-scale typhoons in the Northwest Pacific. And a drought taking hold in the East. "MotherContinue reading “Global weirding, vol. 9031”

Science: As certain of climate change as of smoking

Will Seth Borenstein of the Associated Press ever get the respect he deserves as a science writer? Doubtful. He's too popular, I guess, and too unpretentious. Covers breaking news still. But let me put it this way: Who has framed the question of the science of climate change more effectively than this?  WASHINGTON – TopContinue reading “Science: As certain of climate change as of smoking”