Tag Archives: University of California

Richard Muller: Why every serious environmentalist should favour fracking

This opinion should create quite a stir amongst enviros. – Anthony Air pollution is a far more pressing problem – particularly for emerging economies such as China and India – than the challenges posed by greenhouse warming. A deadly pollution … Continue reading

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AGU Letter: Journals Should Ask Authors to Publish Results

Dr. Leif Svalgaard directs my attention via email to this letter in Eos, Vol. 93, No. 29, 17 July 2012, which calls for more “open science” in the role of peer review, always a good thing. I’m repeating parts of … Continue reading

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New study demonstrates the role of urban greenery in CO2 exchange

From the University of California – Santa Barbara In what might be the first study to report continuous measurements of net CO2 exchange of urban vegetation and soils over a full year or more, scientists from UC Santa Barbara and … Continue reading

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Another skeptical university professor fired – related to CARB’s PM2.5 air pollution regulation scandal

There’s more ugliness like what went on recently with Oregon State University. This professor exposed corruption within the California University system that had ties to the California Air Resources Board’s botched PM2.5 rules. As we’ve seen recently, this PM2.5 regulatory … Continue reading

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‘Cap and Trade’ fails for lack of incentives

Well, duh. From the DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory New research suggests cap and trade programs do not provide sufficient incentives for innovation Cap and trade programs to reduce emissions do not inherently provide incentives to induce the private sector to … Continue reading

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Another meme bites the dust – jellyfish and global warming

WUWT readers may recall seeing news stories like this one: From the CSIC, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas , it seems like we are just noticing these things more. They find no “conclusive evidences” that point to global increase in … Continue reading

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NASA Research Leads to First Complete Map of Antarctic Ice Flow

First complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica, derived from radar interferometric data. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCI › Full image and caption › Related video PASADENA, Calif. – NASA-funded researchers have created the first complete map … Continue reading

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