Remarkably, within a one week period the carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere, as measured in Hawaii, touched (or did it?) a significant 400 parts per million AND Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey - a state pummeled by hurricane Sandy - said that there was no proof that Sandy was caused by climate change.
To which the response is very simple - there is also no proof that climate change did not cause Sandy.
This is not a criminal investigation where a smoking gun - i.e. direct causality - is the only acceptable evidence. Look at the co-relation. Its overwhelming.
A post about public-transportation and privatization. Triggered by the passing of Margaret Thatcher, who initiated a wave of privatization of social services in the UK that ended in a (disastrous) privatization of the London Underground. A move that ended badly.
Read all about it on the blog post.
1 month ago
The Last Blast
East Side Access, the grand project to make a new station under Grand Central, to bring Long Island Railroad to midtown east, is entering its home stretch.
A video of one of the last drill and blast operations at East Side Access.