Which Group Is Smarter?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Anthony has discussed a paywalled study in the new reality-based Nature Magazine production, Nature Climate Change magazine. Unlike Anthony, they approved my application for a free subscription … go figure. The study is called “Nonlinear heat effects on African maize (corn) as evidenced by historical yield trials”, Lobell et al.…

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Pielke Sr. on “missed opportunities” in Washingtion

Missed Opportunity At The March 8 2011 The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing “Climate Science and EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation” Yesterday, I posted on the March 8 2011 House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing “Climate Science and EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation”; Oral Presentation On March 8 2011 At The House of…

Carnage Cornage in Africa from Global Warming

Via Eurekalert. This doesn’t jibe with what I know about corn crops in America, but maybe they aren’t taking advantage of the enhanced seeds like what is produced by DeKalb and other USA seed companies. 40C and higher I might agree with, but we have massive corn crops that do well at 30-40C in the…

Some quotes & news bytes on the nuclear energy Tsunami

Via the GWPF – After Tsunami Disaster, Expect Nuclear Delays & Global Run On Cheap Fossil Fuels Forget wind. Forget solar. Forget green energy. Japan’s nuclear disaster will only intensify the global race for cheap fossil fuels while most future energy R&D will go into nuclear safety. –Benny Peiser, 14 March 2011 Any potential switch…

Nuclear power perspective

By Mike Smith There is no question that the events in Japan are ongoing and serious. That said, I believe a lot of people are being misled by much of the news coverage.  Take a look at these headlines from the Christian Science Monitor and from Channel News Asia, respectively, and, “Three Mile Island” and…