Daily Archives: April 14, 2012

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Transportation these days isn’t about getting from here to there, but about creating government-funded jobs and pursuing big-vision projects that have little correlation to how we actually live. Americans suffer under the delusion that transportation…

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I’m the kind of space nerd who can make a podcast about where to build a Moon base, write to National Geographic when one of their reporters makes up the astronomical part of her story and complain to…

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If NASA has no official position on climate change, as claimed to Andy Revkin by as-usual clueless Gavin Schmidt, what is this? “NASA Policy Statement – Adapting to a Changing Climate” (May 2011) There are two points about it: (1)…

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Every once in a while a nugget of new research insight appears that adds to our understanding of the climate system, and its complexity. One article of this type has appeared Miller, G. H., et…

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A large majority of birds can co-exist or thrive with operating windfarms, but some species are harmed during construction A major new study has quashed fears that onshore windfarms are causing long-term damage to bird…

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Benny Peiser’s academic resume notes that he’s a social anthropologist whose research focuses on “the effects of environmental change and catastrophic events on contemporary thought and societal evolution.” However arcane that may sound, many know…

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Poor Andy gets told by Marty Hoerling and John Wallace that Coumou and Rahmstorf are basically FOS. See the updated piece here (NYT)

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Claims that current weather patterns are extreme, unusual and due to global warming demonstrate ignorance of climate mechanisms. Global warming reduces the risk of severe weather. Ill-informed or complicit media repeat the falsehood until it…

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GasFrac’s propane technology an environmental winner A rapidly growing Alberta firm has cornered the market for waterless fracking just as environmental issues begin to dominate the discussion of fracturing deep rock to free vast supplies…

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