Archive for February, 2007

Yehuda: Canadian Copyright Code, in Verse

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

Yehuda: Canadian Copyright Code, in Verse

BC-Alberta Trade Agreement Scuppers CO2 Reduction in BC

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

This Tyee Article about TILMA shows how its restrictions on differential regulation make it virtually impossible for one province to implement stricter standards (in any area).

bavatuesdays

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

bavatuesdays something to read about wordpress multi-user

AlterNet: EnviroHealth: Renewables Can Turn the Tide on Global Warming

Monday, February 12th, 2007

AlterNet: EnviroHealth: Renewables Can Turn the Tide on Global Warming

Hours of Daylight

Monday, February 12th, 2007

Thanks to Zac at squareCircleZ for pointing out the dawn and dusk graphs at Gaisma as real-life examples of approximate sine graphs. In fact the true time of noon appears to oscillate slightly with a 6 month period so that the Tokyo graphs are modelled pretty well by 6+1.5sin(2pix/12)-0.15sin(2pix/6) & -6-1.5sin(2pix/12)-0.15sin(2pix/6). (Update: thanks to zac […]

Who Was Milton Friedman?

Saturday, February 3rd, 2007

The New York Review of Books: Who Was Milton Friedman? by Paul Krugman

Why I Have Not Read 'Heat'

Friday, February 2nd, 2007

According to his publisher's web blurb, George Monbiot has established that "we need a 90% cut in our emissions within 25 years if we are to stop ourselves reaching the point where the "climate feedback" becomes unstoppable", and "for the first time, ... explains how this cut could be achieved. " My problem is more […]

Lights Out!

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

Unfortunately I don't think this initiative has had enough publicity in this part of the world for there to be a noticeable dip as seen by BC Hydro but there's nothing wrong with joining in to the extent that we are able. It's a shame that we are not using air conditioning at this time […]

Egalitarian Nature of Blogging

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

Wesley Fryer on The Egalitarian Nature of Blogging