Rise In Carbon Dioxide Threatens Civilisation

The following letter by me appeared in the Albany Times Union on Sunday, July 21.   The letter by Malcolm J. Sherman ("Models don't show climate emergency," July 16) claims that global temperatures have not risen since 1998, and that this is not predicted by models of climate change that have raised the alarm about… Continue reading Rise In Carbon Dioxide Threatens Civilisation

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The Brain is Part of our Biology

David Brooks ("The brain has a mind of its own," Albany Times Union, June 19) offers up his reaction to what is going on in the field of neuroscience, decrying the supposed claim that the brain is the mind. It's a straw man: Mr. Brooks names nobody who says┬áthat. A basic tenet of science is… Continue reading The Brain is Part of our Biology