Monthly Archives: June 2012

Science held hostage in climate debate

Garth Paltridge Financial Review June 22, 2012 The broad theory of man-made global warming is acceptable in the purely qualitative sense. If humans continue to fill the atmosphere with carbon dioxide, there can be little doubt that the average temperature … Continue reading

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Nick Drapela’s Firing — Guest post by Gordon Fulks

In theory at least Oregon State University (OSU) seems to be a bastion of academic freedom, diversity, and tolerance.  A wide range of ideas are openly discussed.  The most viable rise to the top and the least viable fade away.  But … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 — wettest all-time in Corvallis

As our wet, cool spring draws to a close, it’s interesting to look back and compare our perceptions of what occurred with what DID occur. Start with rain: it seemed really wet, right? It was. In fact, we just finished … Continue reading

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