* Support for renewable energy technology to fight global warming is weakening in the face of worldwide economic problems and the true scale of the carbon reductions required, a survey published today has suggested.
Figures presented at the UN climate talks in Poznan, Poland, show that climate experts have less faith in alternative energy than they did 12 months ago.
* Grist reviews 2008's most essential book on shit.
* DFW's last book will be published next year, based off the Kenyon College commence speech he gave in 2005. Devotees may recall that this speech was the basis for my MetaFilter obit post.
* Everyone's in love with this evolved Mona Lisa. More evolution fun at Pharyngula and MetaFilter.
* Everyone's in love with Macs.
* Don't miss Metallica's latest music video, a prophecy of zombie disaster originating with the Tungska Event.
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Posted by Gerry Canavan at 2:47 PM
Labels: apocalypse, art, climate change, David Foster Wallace, ecology, energy, evolution, Macs, Metallica, Mona Lisa, music, obituary, optimism, pessimism, sewage, Tunguska Event, waste, writing, zombies