Daily Archives: January 29, 2013

The disparity of carbon dioxide emissions vividly illustrated by competing news stories

I noted this juxtaposing today, and thought I would share it. First this story from Reuters today: EU capped emissions fall below expectations * Carbon prices drop to record low * Power sector down 3.1 pct, others off by 0.5 … Continue reading

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New NASA satellite data tool, ‘forbidden’ right out of the box

From Elsevier  and NASA, comes this press release, which when you try the URL they give, doesn’t seem all that inviting compared to the headline: Guys, you really ought to read and try out your own press releases before putting … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – meet the new ‘deniers’

Oh, this is hilarious.

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Vitter, Issa Investigate EPA’s Transparency Problem, More Suspicious E-mail Accounts

For Immediate Release Contact: Luke Bolar / Vitter (202) 224-4623  Becca Watkins / Issa (202) 225-0037 January 29, 2013 Vitter, Issa Investigate EPA’s Transparency Problem, More Suspicious E-mail Accounts EPA Region 8 Administrator violates e-mail rule, uses private e-mail accounts … Continue reading

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Study: Irrigation increases ‘extreme weather’

Readers may recall that Dr. John Christy found that irrigation increases temperatures measured in the central valley. This study finds it also increases rainfall and storms due to the additional available moisture. CO2 is not listed as being part of … Continue reading

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Eurekalert’s lack of press release standards – a systemic problem with science and the media

I noted a link to WUWT in this NYT essay by Andrew Revkin titled: When Publicity Precedes Peer Review in Climate Science (Part One). I liked Andy’s bit of artwork to go with it, seen at right below. I was … Continue reading

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