“An IPCC dilemma: Who to trust talking to the media, its critics or its colleagues? ” Mickey Glantz (July 12, 2010)

July 12, 2010 | 2 Comments

The title of this editorial is a play on words with a bottom-line message: whom should you keep your eyes on — your enemies (critics) and or your colleagues, when it involves talking with the…

GUEST Editorial by Edward Carr. July 9, 2010. “Apparently, we have learned nothing . . .”

GUEST Editorial by Edward Carr. July 9, 2010. “Apparently, we have learned nothing . . .”

July 09, 2010 | 4 Comments

GUEST Editorial by Edward Carr (University of South Carolina) July 9, 2010 “Apparently, we have learned nothing . . .” www.edwardrcarr.com/opentheechochamber/ I am part of Working Group II of the 5th Assessment Report (AR5) of…

“Global Warming ate my homework: In Defense of Legitimate Skepticism About Climate Change.” Mickey Glantz. June 30, 2010

“Global Warming ate my homework: In Defense of Legitimate Skepticism About Climate Change.” Mickey Glantz. June 30, 2010

June 30, 2010 | 2 Comments

Poor “global warming.” It seems it is getting blamed for everything under the sun! It is blamed for droughts, floods, forest and bush fires, heat waves, disease outbreaks and the spreading of desert-like conditions. It…

“’Robocopping’ the Planet: Geo-engineering the Planet’s Climate system,”  Mickey Glantz  1 June 2010

“’Robocopping’ the Planet: Geo-engineering the Planet’s Climate system,” Mickey Glantz 1 June 2010

June 01, 2010 | 4 Comments

Mickey Glantz, 1 June 2010 Almost twenty-five years ago, the Hollywood movie Robocop appeared on the silver screen. The plot summary was quite simple, according to IMDB: “In a dystopic** and crime ridden Detroit, a…

“On Retiring the Concept of Retirement.” Mickey Glantz. written in Tokyo, in Starbucks while on travel (May 18, 2010)

“On Retiring the Concept of Retirement.” Mickey Glantz. written in Tokyo, in Starbucks while on travel (May 18, 2010)

May 28, 2010 | 3 Comments

The term retirement, despite its definition is apparently reserved for the aged not the young because the young are, expected to go on to another job. But then what is the definition of work or…