Daily Archives: December 16, 2010

Chicago Climate Exchange = FAIL, Now California opens “Pacific Carbon Exchange”

UPDATE: related story shows what can happen when emissions trading doesn’t have proper checks and balances – Carbon trading tempts firms to make greenhouse gas California hasn’t learned from the failure of the Chicago Climate Exchange this year, when a … Continue reading

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Note: clearly satellites can see urban heat, as demonstrated by this recent paper unveiled at the 2010 AGU meeting by NASA. See: Satellites Image the Urban Heat Islands in the Northeast. It can also be demonstrated that the UHI biases the … Continue reading

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Preliminary results for the CERN CLOUD cosmic ray experiment

From Nature blog: Sunny days for CLOUD experiment An experiment designed to investigate the link between solar activity and the climate has its first results in the bag. At the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco today, Joachim Curtius … Continue reading

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Craven Attention

Steve Mosher reports that things got a bit bizarre at the 2010 American Geophysical Union convention in San Francisco Guest post by Steven Mosher At AGU today I was witness to a “new AGU.” In the very first Steven Schneider … Continue reading

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