SPACE WORMS LIVE LONG AND PROSPER Discovery
‘New McCarthyism’ Described by Climate Scientist Michael Mann ABC. I get so annoyed when readers insist that there is a conspiracy promoting concerns about human-induced climate change. Follow the money. Hint: it ain’t scientists who are pushing PR, and the big money isn’t behind green tech or taxes on carbon. Or go read the book Agnotology.
Great white shark sightings up on East and West Coasts: What are they after? Christian Science Monitor. Do the math. You are way way more at risk from drunk drivers than sharks.
UCLA develops world’s fastest camera to hunt down cancer in real time ExtremeTech (Chuck L). Sounds a little like Carcinoma Angels .
China rebalancing, my butt MacroBusiness
Economic Slump Weakens China’s Trade Growth Associated Press
China heads for a deflationary shock Ambrose Evansp-Pritchard, Telegraph
Eurozone talks stuck on detail of bank rescue fund plan Guardian. This looks consistent with the Wolfgang Munchau piece we posted on yesterday, that there really was no deal on bank rescues (as in the vague commitment did a crappy job of papering over fundamental disagreements). But this FT story suggests not: Eurozone draws up Spanish aid blueprint . This tries to square the circle: European technocrats squabble over the spoils MacroBusiness
The BBC as Apologist for Lying about Libor William Black. It was Peston who also whipped up the furor about the call between Paul Tucker and Bob Diamond, which now looks like a very convenient red herring for Barclays