Forecasting the Earth’s Temperature

Forecasting the Earth’s Temperature by David Whitehouse via Benny Peiser’s CCnet The recent spate of scientific papers that are attempting to predict what the earth’s temperature might be in the coming decades, and also explain the current global temperature standstill, are very interesting because of the methods used to analyse temperature variations, and because they…

Oh, the tree huggers won’t like this…exploiting trees for electricity

Electrical circuit runs entirely off power in trees From the University of Washington by Hannah Hickey hickeyh@u.washington.edu University of Washington Electrical engineers Babak Parviz and Brian Otis and undergraduate student Carlton Himes (right to left) demonstrate a circuit that runs entirely off tree power. You’ve heard about flower power. What about tree power? It turns…