Breakthough solution for power plants – pump the CO2 into the sea…oh, wait

From the EPA might have something to say about that department…this press release from LNL suggests dumping tons of Calcium Bicarbonate as a byproduct of CO2 scrubbing into the oceans instead. Only one teeny little problem – most coal fired power plants (at least in the USA), aren’t anyway near the ocean. Yeah, that’ll work.…

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AAAS withdraws "impossible" global warming paper

Complaints over “impossible conclusions” cited as the reason. from CTV: EurekAlert withdraws climate change paper A study warning that the planet would warm by 2.4C by 2020, creating deadly consequences for the global food supply, is being debunked as false and impossible. The study came from a little-known, non-profit group based in Argentina, called the…

Hansen gets FOIA'd on ethics issues with NASA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 19, 2011 Contact: Christopher Horner, chris.horner@atinstitute.org ATI Environmental Law Center Seeks NASA Records on Dr. James Hansen Today the American Tradition Institute’s Environmental Law Center filed a federal Freedom of Information Act request with NASA, seeking records detailing whether and how ‘global warming’ activist Dr. James Hansen of NASA’s Goddard…

Bait and switch; business as usual

Reading the headline and first paragraph of this press release from FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology one might think they are making a case for natural cycles. Sadly, no, not so much. Man, volcanoes and the sun have influenced Europe’s climate over recent centuries An International research team has discovered that seasonal…

Same news, different century

They say those who don’t learn from history are condemned to repeat it. Read this article in the Vancouver Sun, May 1982, and tell compare to the sorts of news stories we are seeing today about the same topic with the same overhyped warnings: Hauntingthelibrary writes: The trouble with the alarmists is that they don’t…

NRL Scientists Develop 3D Model of the Ionosphere F-region

From the Naval Research Lab, not our normal fare, but interesting for its uniqueness. The first global simulation study of equatorial spread F (ESF) bubble evolution using a comprehensive 3D ionosphere model, SAMI3, has been demonstrated. The model self-consistently solves for the neutral wind driven dynamo electric field and the gravity driven electric field associated…