Daily Archives: November 30, 2010

Cancun: the rationing rationalizing

Well the Telegraph article on rationing our modern lifestyle to reduce CO2 has made some waves since I covered it yesterday, fortunately it has not affected the attendees at Cancun. See the video below. About these ads

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Greenpeace’s Free Climate Pedometers at COP16

This is curious. Greenpeace is giving away free pedometers at COP16 in Cancun. Watch the video below. I don’t really understand the point of all this, except maybe its some sort of guilt over the limousine largess from COP15 in … Continue reading

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What really goes on at COP16 in Cancun

I’m really disappointed that I didn’t get the “fossil of the day” award. Watch the presentation at COP16 and get some popcorn.

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Tempest in a teapot: International team of scientists describes swirling natural phenomena

Via press release: (Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– Scientists can use cylinders as small as teapots to study the mechanisms involved in powerful hurricanes and other swirling natural phenomena. The earth’s atmosphere and its molten outer core have one thing in … Continue reading

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University of Colorado and NASA Research Center to Study Sun’s Effects on Earth’s Climate

CU-NASA Research Center to Study Sun’s Effects on Earth’s Climate Image of sun courtesy of NASA. The University of Colorado at Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., today announced the … Continue reading

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Curious weather on Jupiter

From NASA’s APOD: Dark Belt Reappearing on Jupiter Credit: NASA’s JPL, U. Oxford, UC Berkeley, Gemini Obs. (North), USC Philippines Explanation: Why are planet-circling clouds disappearing and reappearing on Jupiter? Although the ultimate cause remains unknown, planetary meteorologists are beginning … Continue reading

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