Moral Consideration of Plants

From the Swiss Federal Ethics Committee on Non-Human Biotechnology. I think I’ll go kick a dandelion.

Hat tip: Volokh Conspiracy.

Another Interesting Global Warming Report

An interesting (and short) paper was just released explaining how the IPCC 2007 report is based on flawed (i.e., outdated) data. It’s by a mathematician and engineer, but he’s dealing mostly with mathematical data, for those of you who are skeptical based on his background. Check it out here: Carbon Emissions Don’t Cause Global Warming (PDF)