Daily Archives: May 24, 2012

Kenji gets mail, but where’s the science?

As many WUWT readers know, my dog, Kenji Watts, is an actual member of the Union of Concerned Scientists. He’s got papers to prove it. This of course is proof that all you need is a valid credit card to … Continue reading

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The sum of Yamal is greater than its parts

This post will be a sticky top post for a day or two, new stories will appear below this one. Climategate Continues By Andrew Montford & Harold Ambler May 24, 2012 4:00 A.M. in the National Review – reposted here … Continue reading

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Nanoscale vacuum transistors – way cool, but still not as pretty as a glowing 12AU6

From AAAS, news of a super tiny vacuum-tube transistor hybrid that can operate up to .46 TERAHertz (thats 460,000 megahertz or 460 gigahertz): Return of the Vacuum Tube by Jon Cartwright Peer inside an antique radio and you’ll find what … Continue reading

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Bob Carter’s essay in FP: Policymakers have quietly given up trying to cut ­carbon dioxide emissions

Deal with climate reality as it unfolds Special to Financial Post  May 23, 2012 By Dr. Bob Carter Over the last 18 months, policymakers in Canada, the U.S. and Japan have quietly abandoned the illusory goal of preventing global warming by … Continue reading

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NOAA predicts a near-normal 2012 Atlantic hurricane season

Contact: Chris Vaccaro FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 301-713-0622 May 24, 2012 NOAA predicts a near-normal 2012 Atlantic hurricane season Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew underscores necessity to prepare every year Conditions in the atmosphere and the ocean favor a near-normal hurricane season … Continue reading

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California Air Resources Board to make webcast on ‘black carbon and other “short-lived” greenhouse gases. ‘

Short notice – this is on NOW. Worth watching, even if only for how they justify saying ‘black carbon and other “short-lived” greenhouse gases.’. I didn’t know black carbon was a gas. Here’s the release: On Thursday, May 24, at … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Green Energy Transition: Germany Fears De-Industrialization

From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF As a result of Germany’s green energy transition, electricity prices are exploding. Consumers and businesses are paying the price while Germany faces gradual de-industrialisation. Economists estimate that the cost of the green energy … Continue reading

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Using leaf veins to hindcast climate

From the University of California – Los Angeles Hacking code of leaf vein architecture solves mysteries, allows predictions of past climate UCLA life scientists have discovered new laws that determine the construction of leaf vein systems as leaves grow and … Continue reading

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