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Climate change second man burning fossil fuels is real

Many in the press, especially those in New York and New Jersey, seem to have woken up after Hurricane Sandy and decided that climate change is real and we need to do something about it right away. Climate scientists have been talking about this for more than 30 years. Personally, I’ve looked at the data several times (2001 and 2007). There are multiple different ways you can look at the data. There is ground temperature data, sea temperature data, glacier melt data and tons more. One of the things that makes the climate change data so robust is that scientists are

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White Roof Campaign

The more I read about the White Roof Campaign, the more I like it. I like the simplicity of it. I know that those who deny climate change secondary to man’s burning of fossil fuels will state that we can’t fix the problem but just by painting our roofs and roads white – this is true. But, this is not proposed as an all-inclusive fix. Instead, this is one thing we can do in order to bring down the temperature of the planet. This is extremely easy and it will be tremendously helpful. From NYT: Relying on the centuries-old principle that

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Local Edge Radio Podcast – Troy Davis and more

I was on Local Edge Radio yesterday. I chatted with Blake and Leslie. We discussed the death of Troy Davis. We have to fix this. We need a system that is fair for everyone. Our government shouldn’t be in the business of vengeance. We need to get into a position where the death penalty is used rarely, if ever. We then drift into a couple of other topics. We note that the stock market took a huge hit yesterday. Then we delve into global climate change secondary to man’s burning of fossil fuels. I point to the difficulty of tackling threats

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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