Renewable Energy in Decline

By Steve Goreham Originally published in Communities Digital News. The global energy outlook has changed radically in just six years. President Obama was elected in 2008 by voters who believed we were running out of oil and gas, that climate change needed to be halted, and that renewables were the energy source of the near…

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White House science adviser attacks Roger Pielke Jr. for his Senate testimony, Pielke responds with a skillfull counterstrike

From http://1.usa.gov/1mRYomm (PDF) I have converted the text for presentation here with Dr. Pielke’s response. Dr. Roger Pielke responds: I’m flattered that the White House has posted up an attack on me. Here is my response: http://rogerpielkejr.blogspot.com/2014/03/john-holdrens-epic-fail.html Please share far and wide. Holdren’s letter is first, followed by Pielke’s response below. ============================================================ Drought and Global…

The Great Freeze Over The Great Lakes

At night, as cold settles in, lake ice creaks and groans. It’s been excessively cold, and I camped exposed on the snow-swept surface. Other than the lack of vegetation and the sounds at night, you’d never know you were on a lake. It feels like an empty plain. In some places, you see pressure ridges…