Daily Archives: February 12, 2011

Maybe they could help Real Climate

from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Web experts ask scientists to use the Web to improve understanding, sharing of their data in science Troy, N.Y. – Peter Fox and James Hendler of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are calling for scientists to take a … Continue reading

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David Archibald on Climate and Energy Security

Below is a slide presentation given by David Archibald in Melbourne on February 5th. He’s asked me to repeat it here for the benefit of all. I’m happy to do so. He covers climate issues, oil and coal, plus Thorium … Continue reading

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Golbermann’s Island

Rex Murphy comments on the recent TV media mogul marriage of Al Gore and Keith Olbermann, a match made in sitcom. By Rex Murphy in the National Post Shakespeare never fails. When I read that Gaia’s First Messenger Here on … Continue reading

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Mexico’s biggest freeze since 1957 means US produce price will skyrocket

Freezing temperatures across a wide swath of Mexico the night of Feb. 3-4 have made a big impact in available fresh produce. Expect the effects to be felt in your supermarket any day now. From The Packer Feb 4th, 2011 … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: BBC’s ugliest moment yet?

Paging Roger Harrabin… Bishop Hill writes: Hat tip to several readers who have pointed out Michael Buerk’s comments on the BBC Radio 4 show, the Moral Maze:

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Atmospheric Rivers: key to extratropical water vapor transport

Just about any time we get a flooding event these days, some wailing uninformed opportunist jumps on the “global warming did it” bandwagon in an attempt to explain it. Those of us who have been in the weather forecasting business … Continue reading

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