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The Triumph of Evolution revisited


I am in the process of writing a fuller version of the post below. The Triumph of Evolution. I’ve got through 9 Billion years of evolution so far Triumph3-Mike Davies-signed Advertisements

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The Climate Change Con Trick, Lies, damned lies, and statistics


Lies, damned lies, and statistics From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Lies, damned lies, and statistics” is a phrase describing the persuasive power of numbers, particularly the use of statistics to bolster weak arguments. It is also sometimes colloquially used to … Continue reading

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Grass, Ruminants and Climate Change


The planet continually experiences Climate Change, but this post will describe the effects of climate change on an ecosystem since the beginning of the Oligocene.  Climate and Tectonics (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cenozoic) After the tectonic creation of Drake Passage, when South America fully detached from Antarctica … Continue reading

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A CO2NVENIENT LIE (apologies to Al Gore)


CO2 has been the environmental bogeyman of the last 25 years. Green activists have been bemoaning the loss of global ice coverage, polar bear extinction, and rising sea levels etc. THE LIE is that CO2 is an unnatural consequence of … Continue reading

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