08 Apr '12, 4pm

Dice Games in the Atmosphere: Extreme weather should make us think twice about continuing to emit greenhouse gas...

April 8, 2012 at 11:28AM by Jim DiPeso | comment If you're playing craps in a Vegas casino, rolling 11 is an 18 to 1 shot. No one would bat an eye if you rolled 11 once ... or twice. Roll 11 several times in a row, however, and eyebrows would go up. The pit boss would likely take a hard look at the dice. If you're caught with a pair of loaded dice, you'd be looking at hard time in the state pen. Why would a cheater try to slip a pair of loaded dice onto the table? To boost the odds the dice roll will make bets pay off. That's what the term "loading the dice" means. It means changing the odds. When most of the country experienced unusual warmth last month (except for us here in drippy, cloudy Seattle, where we're waiting impatiently for winter to loosen its grip), climatologists with a knack for communicating climate science began dropping the term "loading the dice" into t...

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April 8, 2012 at 11:28AM by Jim DiPeso | comment If you're playing craps in a Vegas casino, rolling 11 is an 18 to 1 shot....

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