Daily Archives: February 18, 2013

Russian Chelyabinsk Meteor largest since 1908 Tunguska event

Image credit: Google Earth, NASA/JPL-Caltech › Larger view From the WSJ (NASA JPL Statement follows): The meteor that crashed to earth in Russia was about 55 feet in diameter, weighed around 10,000 tons and was made from a stony material, … Continue reading

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The Captain’s Daughter

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I come by my storytelling habits honestly,  mostly I credit my grandmother for my love of a well-turned tale. I grew up way out in the woods, on a cattle ranch surrounded by forest. With … Continue reading

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Masters of disasters and Captain Uncertainty

From Stanford University Preparing for climate change-induced weather disasters The news sounds grim: mounting scientific evidence indicates climate change will lead to more frequent and intense extreme weather that affects larger areas and lasts longer. However, we can reduce the … Continue reading

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350.org fudges the numbers again

Via Tom Nelson: “For “the biggest climate rally in history,” attendance was remarkably sparse. Those of us in the Light Brigade guessed 5,000″ The Light Brigade Shines at the Shivering Blackout Rally It was really, really cold the whole time. … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-02-16 (February 16, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “As long ago as 1994, cosmologist Carl Sagan expressed concern about the trend toward an … Continue reading

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