Daily Archives: June 7, 2012

Book Review of “Super Fuel”

Guest Post by David Archibald There is a rich tradition of rational weathermen taking an interest in the potential of thorium-based nuclear power. Witness this video made by John Coleman: About these ads

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NOAA National Weather Service caught in a ‘budgetary ponzi scheme’

NOAA comes under criticism again, this time over National Weather Service funding By DON CUDDY June 05, 2012 12:00 AM The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its embattled head Dr. Jane Lubchenco are again the target of criticism after … Continue reading

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Josh on ‘that sinking feeling’ at Gleick’s Pacific Institute

Josh makes some usual biting satire. Looks like dread cast upon the waters to me.

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Heartland Institute Responds to Pacific Institute’s Reinstatement of Gleick – cites Federal criminal prosecution

JUNE 7, 2012 – The Board of Directors of the Pacific Institute announced yesterday it was “pleased to welcome Dr. Peter Gleick back to his position as president” of the organization. The announcement comes three months after Gleick, a prominent … Continue reading

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USGS models ‘Climate-change-induced aridity’ in California

More climate modeling from a  non-climate organization, I hope they still track Earthquakes. News Release Climate Change and Water Supply in California’s Central Valley: A Model Approach SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Scientists have developed a new method to help resource … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Modeling, Rainfall | Tagged , , , , | 47 Comments

Forcing or Feedback?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I read a Reviewer’s Comment on one of Richard Lindzen’s papers today, a paper about the tropics from 20°N to 20°S, and I came across this curiosity (emphasis mine): Lastly, the authors go through convoluted … Continue reading

Posted in Albedo, clouds, feedbacks, Peer review | Tagged , , | 87 Comments

Claim: Today’s climate is more sensitive than that of the past

Press Release 12-107 Today’s Climate More Sensitive to Carbon Dioxide Than in Past 12 Million Years Geologic record shows evolution in Earth’s climate system The phytoplankton Emiliania huxleyi offers clues about climate past, present and future. Credit and Larger Version … Continue reading

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