Hump day hilarity – better skiing through homogenization

We all have heard about this story: One person decided that “due to global warming” he didn’t need his skis anymore. Then, he used a unique homogenization process to solve the problem of having skis. Watch the video: Advertisements

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They only come out at night: "The Dark Side of Climate Change"

Looks like they’ve discovered what great heat sinks asphalt and concrete make: From the National Resources Defense Council via press release posted at investorideas.com (h/t to Mark) WORST SUMMER EVER? NEW ANALYSIS OF 2010 SUMMER HEAT TO HIGHLIGHT LITTLE-DISCUSSED “DARK SIDE OF CLIMATE CHANGE”: RECORD NIGHT-TIME TEMPERATURES IN U.S. New Focus on Sweltering Highs in…

McKitrick: Understanding the Climategate Inquiries

By Ross McKitrick, Ph.D Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Guelph, Canada Introduction News broke on or around 19 November 2009 that a large archive of emails and files from the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) in the UK had been released on the internet. The contents of the files were sufficiently disconcerting to the public,…

First Mover Disadvantage

Guest post by Thomas Fuller Over at Bart Verheggen’s weblog, Bart (who is a climate scientist who looks at aerosols) writes about innovation, implementation and efficiency, saying, “Often, innovation (of new/improved energy technologies) and implementation (of existing energy technologies) are presented as if they are binary choices. Lomborg is a champion of that kind of rhetoric.…