Gongol.com Archives: October 2007
Brian Gongol

October 5, 2007

Graphics Graphic of the day: CO2

Water News Recovery from acid rain takes longer than previously thought

Science and Technology CO2 didn't end the last ice age, but it's still a greenhouse gas
USC professor says carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases are related to global warming, "but the important point is that CO2 is not the beginning and end of climate change...The climate dynamic is much more complex than simply saying that CO2 rises and the temperature warms."

The American Way There are thoughtful leaders out there
28-year-old competing for a cash prize from the Times of India says, "I believe that no amount of government aid, doles and grants have solved the issue. Instead, the unprivileged need viable products and services that address their critical needs."

Weather and Disasters June tornado was the strongest ever in Canada

Computers and the Internet QuickTime update fixes security flaw for Windows users
It's another vulnerability to drive-by downloads

News Green party in Mexico proposes national smoking ban
(Article in Spanish) Cigarette smoke is unpleasant stuff, and it certainly creates a health hazard to the smoker and at least a nuisance to nearby non-smokers. But bans only lead to black markets and avoidance of the law, which is a cure that's probably worse than the disease.

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