Daily Archives: August 9, 2012

Wind power not coming through for California – power alert issued by the CAISO

I called the media support line for this press release issues today, to ask a couple of questions, here are the answers: 1. Q: Besides the heat wave, what other factors are contributing? A: “A Natural Gas plant of 775 … Continue reading

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Posted in Energy, natural gas, nuclear power, wind power | 120 Comments

Of Coconuts, the Sun, and Small Isolated Islands

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach For a few years, I managed a combination of businesses on a very remote 100 hectare (250 acre) South Pacific island. The main businesses were a shipyard; a machine shop building aluminum boats and water … Continue reading

Posted in Biomass, Solar | Tagged , , , | 120 Comments

Cliff Mass pans Hansen’s PNAS paper

Cliff writes to me to tell me about this essay: Climate Distortion. I’m happy to draw attention to it. He writes: This week, with great fanfare,  NASA scientist James Hansen and associates released a paper “The Perception of Climate Change”  … Continue reading

Posted in James Hansen, media | Tagged , , , | 71 Comments

A fascinating new interview with Prof Richard Muller, quote: On Climategate – “What they did was, I think, shameful. And it was scientific malpractice”

Guest Post by Barry Woods The Progressive Radio Network website had a fascinating interview with Prof Richard Muller last week following his ‘man of the moment’ opinion piece – “The Conversion of a Climate Change Sceptic” in the New York Times … Continue reading

Posted in Al Gore, Alarmism, Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature, Climategate, heat wave, hurricanes, tornadoes, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , | 77 Comments

Not Quite Friday Funny – Hansen’s hot product

Josh is in fine form today, saying: “New Hansen cartoon.. a bit of a mix a whole load of news stories together and see what happens cartoon.”

Posted in Humor, James Hansen, Satire | 21 Comments