Monthly Archives: December 2010

Even Exxon believes in global warming

It’s an irony overload: Exxon Mobil is partnering with the US Navy to understand how the global warming it helped cause will affect shipping routes: Executives from top U.S. companies, including Wal-Mart and Exxon, are teaming up with the U.S. … Continue reading

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“Compromise” is toilet talk

In light of the controversy over President Obama’s latest unilateral concession on freezing federal employee pay, I’m starting to realize that compromise is a lot like toilets. Guys will understand this – in a row of urinals in a public … Continue reading

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Climate science is like gravity

If there were an industry whose profits depended on falling up, gravity would be a political issue. Fortunately, airlines make money by using technology to overcome gravity rather than denying its existence.  So if there’s ever a physicist on TV … Continue reading

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