Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Oreskes Presentation

Here's a really great presentation by Naomi Oreskes (USCD) on "The American Denial of Global Warming." It's an hour long, but well worth your time -- she includes a good deal of information I've never see before. Watch it when you get a chance.

2 comments:

Lumo said...

I find it completely mind-boggling that someone would take a video with this incredibly moronic female crackpot full of ad hominem cliches and containing no substance and promote it on his blog.

John Mashey said...

Well, actually, Naomi is a highly-regarded, award-winning geoscientist & science historian who will be Provost of the Sixth College at UCSD [a rather credible university]:
http://historyweb.ucsd.edu/oreskes/pages/profile.html

Lubos Motl used to be a string theorist at Harvard, but is now back in the Czech Republic. There is an old home page of his:

http://www.kolej.mff.cuni.cz/~lmotm275/e2.htm and it pointed at:

http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/~motl/ which revealed that:

His adopted name is Lubos Motl, but his real name is “Abbe Hyupsing Qong”, from the planet Zetor. He provides a picture of his older brother, and a picture of the gender-changing human mask that he uses so that he looks like a normal human.