Daily Archives: April 12, 2011

Yellowstone’s supervolcano – worse than we thought

From http://www.unews.utah.edu via Eurekalert Electric Yellowstone Conductivity image hints volcano plume is bigger than thought SALT LAKE CITY, April 11, 2011 – University of Utah geophysicists made the first large-scale picture of the electrical conductivity of the gigantic underground plume … Continue reading

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Climate Change Craziness of the Week: a fish story from llama land

This is just….just…ah heck I can’t even begin to describe it. The stupid, it burns. Here’s the odoriferous essence of this publicity stunt story:

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Heated worries? Be alerted about temperature and humidity

As many know, I create instrumentation and display systems that do a wide variety of weather monitoring tasks. Usually I focus on weather and climate measurement in situ. Now, I have something useful for alerting you to problems of mission … Continue reading

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Zeroed out: NOAA Climate Service funding axed in budget CR

From the House Appropriations Committee:  Summary — Final Fiscal Year 2011 Continuing Resolution:  PDF Page 2:  Commerce, Justice, Science:  “This section of the CR also prohibits funding for: the establishment of a Climate Service at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – the carbon munchies

Yes, but they didn’t inhale the electricity…

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California’s giant sucking sound

Time to leave California? Governor Moonbeam may be the best salesman Texas has. While there’s a state delegation in Texas (including former SFO mayor Gavin Newsom) trying to figure out why Texas is pulling business out of California (cue Ross … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: “Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the … Continue reading

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NCDC’s March Madness

To read this report, one might conclude that at 1.4 degrees F above the long-term (1901-2000) average, things are looking really bad for US temperatures…that is, until you look at the March temperature records of the past which aren’t part … Continue reading

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