Another frost advisory before Labor Day

More anecdotal colder than normal weather keeps piling up. This time it’s in Southern Oregon and Northeastern California. Clearly we are having some far earlier than normal frosts and freezes in the USA, and the situation seems to be mirrored in colder than normal weather in parts of UK and Europe as well. Note that…

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Now what will T. Boone Pickens do?

Murphy’s Law in Action – Which to choose? Save the bats or save the planet? This presents an environmental quandary. – Anthony Wind Turbines Give Bats the “Bends,” Study Finds Brian Handwerk   for National Geographic News August 25, 2008 Wind turbines can kill bats without touching them by causing a bends-like condition due to…

Greenland Ice Core Reveals History Of Pollution In The Arctic – But there’s a twist, it was worse 100 years ago

From: ScienceDaily (Aug. 20, 2008) Coal burning, primarily in North America and Europe, contaminated the Arctic and potentially affected human health and ecosystems in and around Earth’s polar regions, according to new research. The study was conducted by the Desert Research Institute (DRI), Reno, Nev. and partially funded by the National Science Foundation. Detailed measurements…