Indianapolis wind power contract canceled

In a statement made last Friday by EDF Energies Nouvelles (French Green Power Company), a power purchase agreement was terminated without explanation by Indianapolis Power and Light Company regarding the supply of wind energy by enXco,  a local EDF company. The contract was unilaterally terminated by IPL, and more than 10 days later, EDF has…

Response to Ravetz and post-normal science

People send me things. Here’s one from today’s mail. It is a response by Dr. Jaap Hanekamp to the essays by Oxford Professor Jerome Ravetz carried here on WUWT recently. Dr. Ravetz’s first posting on WUWT created quite a controversey. You can read it here: Climategate: Plausibility and the blogosphere in the post-normal age. and Part…

McIntyre accused by University of Queensland Prof of CRU break in

Image source here From Andrew Bolt’s blog at the Herald Sun: Professor John Quiggin complains of smears by sceptics: In recent years, science and scientific institutions have come under increasingly vociferous attack, with accusations of fraud, incompetence and even aspirations to world domination becoming commonplace… Scientists have been constrained in fighting back by the fact…

Gliese’s Pieces

Forget global warming and 2012, the real worry is a solar system gravity death match between Sol and Gliese 710. From Russia’s RT News Star on course to meet Solar system identified Movement of an orange dwarf star with a mass of about half that of the Sun will eventually bring it right to the…