Daily Archives: December 18, 2011

For “the team”, may the farce be with you

Fenbeagle pens a masterpiece in the theme of The Empire Strikes Back. I loved this one: After watching Mann’s TEDx presentation, I think the above is the scene right before he augers in to the surface of the Death Star. … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: We’ll fund additional research in cutting-edge methods of producing ethanol, not just from corn but from wood chips and stalks or switch grass. Our goal is to make this new kind of ethanol practical and competitive … Continue reading

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CO2 Sensitivity is Multi-Modal – All bets are off

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein A multi-modal probability distribution, such as the graphic below [from Schmittner 2011], cries out “MULTIPLE POPULATIONS”. Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity (expected temperature increase due to a doubling of CO2 levels, all else being equal) is distinctly … Continue reading

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