Based on current measurements, the Arctic summer ice cap could be gone by 2060. However, if the expected feedback- less light reflected by ice, more absorbed by exposed sea- happens, it will be even earlier than that.
Recent studies suggest that even a minor local nuclear exchange could cause a far worse nuclear winter than previously expected. But don’t tell Bush that, or he might suggest it as a solution to global warming.
I suppose every little helps, but you can’t help thinking that Virgin air’s plan to tow airliners out to the runway, rather than having them get there under their own power, is a mostly symbolic piece of environmentalism.
Thirteen years ago today, Doom by ID Software was released. It wasn’t the first “first person shooter” (Wolfenstein was), but it did change the face of gaming (not to mention the course of my degree) to a large extent.
Don’t forget, you can buy Doom the movie.
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I’m all for grey squirrels here in the city, they add a sort of whimsy and playfulness, but out of town I’d rather they were controlled to keep the local reds happy. The Scottish Executive is looking at using immunocontraceptives to cut the population of grey squirrels.