Daily Archives: December 12, 2010

An Open Letter to Dr. Subra Suresh

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Dear Dr. Suresh: My sincere and heartfelt congratulations on your being appointed Director of the US National Science Foundation (NSF). It is indeed an honor for anyone. In particular it is a great achievement for … Continue reading

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Tisdale K.O.e’s GISS’s latest “warmest-year nonsense”

Bob Tisdale writes: I’ve been holding off telling you about my most recent post in hopes that GISS would continue with their warmest-year nonsense.  And they did. Using correlation maps, animations, graphs and a youtube video, the post shows how leftover warm … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) The 16th Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is finishing up in Cancun. The gathering is part of the UN’s … Continue reading

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Metrodome Collapses in Minneapolis – will they blame global warming climate change climate disruption this time?

Remember when Joe Romm said the I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis was related to”climate change”? And again… The truth, never reported on Climate Progress, is far different:

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Hansen feels the need to explain why GISS is high in the midst of frigid air

I was working on a general report yesterday, but in checking background for it, I discovered this recent missive from Dr. Hansen. I suppose when your agency is the “odd man out”, you feel a need to explain yourself. Note … Continue reading

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View the 2010 Hurricane Season in Google Earth

While we are waiting for Ryan Maue’s ACE 2010 report on the hurricane season, there’s this from the Google Earth blog: Greg at Geodesic contacted us to let us know about a very cool animation that his company has built … Continue reading

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A really neat piece of hybrid organic semiconductor tech generates electricity from light or heat

From Fujitsu’s press web site: Fujitsu Develops Hybrid Energy Harvesting Device for Generating Electricity from Heat and Light Paves the way toward widespread energy harvesting, generating self-sufficient power from the surrounding environment Kawasaki, Japan, December 9, 2010 — Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. … Continue reading

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