Daily Archives: December 13, 2007

Debate Emerging on Origin of Giant’s Causeway

i-8f7d99cd25a7a22978dff75f7f5fab18-giantscauseway.jpgThe rock formation depicted here is believed to have been built by the giant Fin McCool (a.k.a. Fionn Mac Cumhaill) as a causeway to Scotland allowing the giant Benandonner to cross over so the two could engage in a competition of strength. However, a newly formed group called the “Causeway Creation Committee” now asserts that the rock formation is the result of the Noachian Flood.From the Causeway Creation Committee’s web site: Continue reading Debate Emerging on Origin of Giant’s Causeway

2007 was a very, very warm year

The University of East Anglia and the Met Office’s Hadley Centre have released their global temperature estimates for the present year, in preliminary form.IT turns out that this is the seventh warmest year since 1850. Furthermore, the eleven warmest years since 1850 have all occurred during the last 13 years.In other words, it is now .. this year, this decade, this month, etc. … the warmest it has been since we’ve started keeping direct temperature records.Even conditions that tend to cool the atmosphere, such as the La Nina event we are currently experiencing, have not caused a weakening in this trend.You can get all the info referred to here.