Quote of the week #35 Nat Geo bangs the drum for the next solar cycle

I’m having a free day today in Brisbane, after an intensive week of travel and presentations. I feel zorched, but I still hope to catch up on correspondences and posts.…

Firms paid to shut down wind farms when the wind is blowing

Britain’s biggest wind farm companies are to be paid not to produce electricity when the wind is blowing. From The UK Telegraph. By Robert Mendick Published: 9:00PM BST 19 Jun 2010…

Cuccinelli tells court former U-Va. professor's academic freedom not threatened

From the Washington Post Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has told a judge that his request for documents related to the work of former University of Virginia climate scientist Michael…

Tricky Sea Ice Predictions Call for Scientists to Open Their Data

From Wired Science It’s refreshing to see NSIDC director Mark Serreze coming to grips with his role in stirring up Arctic ice scare stories (like the famous “death spiral”) in…