Daily Archives: February 6, 2011

New bill seeks to protect skeptical educators

From Wired Magazine, an example of how skeptical  views on climate change have now become mainstream enough to earn a level of protection when educators want to explore both sides of the issue. It is unfortunate that Wired magazine chose … Continue reading

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WUWT is a finalist in the 2011 “bloggies” awards

I was very surprised to learn today (almost a week later) that WUWT has been nominated for Best Science Blog in the 2011 Bloggies. This is like the Superbowl for bloggers. This nomination was done by a blind vote of … Continue reading

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At $4.4 million per mile, a road to snow-where?

Here in broken California, we can’t hardly get Cal-Trans to complete regular asphalt roadways on time or on budget. While this is a nice idea, and in a perfect world it might be a perfect solution, I don’t think it … Continue reading

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More Stupid Environmentalist Tricks

With apologies to David Letterman’s “Stupid Human Tricks”…it’s like a manifest of David Parkers “cool parks” reverse UHI urban myth. Maybe it had something to do with this ongoing threat from the European Union: By Chris Horner at The American … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: “Climate change deniers cloak themselves in scientific language, selectively critiquing aspects of mainstream climate science.” “… no research results have produced any evidence that challenges the overall scientific understanding of what is happening to our planet’s … Continue reading

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Earthly cloud similarities seen in solar CMEs

New SDO images show CMEs exploding from the Sun ripples like clouds do on Earth. It looks a lot like this photo, showing the well known Kelvin-Helmholtz instability. =============================================================== From the University of Warwick: Physicists, led by a researcher at … Continue reading

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On being a scientist – a manual

Bruce Foutch writes about this book in Tips and Notes to WUWT, Phil Jones might benefit from a gift copy. ON BEING A SCIENTIST A GUIDE TO RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT IN RESEARCH  THIRD EDITION This book is now available from The … Continue reading

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