Spencer and Braswell on Slashdot

This is how Slashdot breaks the news from Forbes article: “New NASA Data Blow Gaping Hole In Global Warming Alarmism”. When it hits Slashdot, you know it has gone viral. New NASA Data Casts Doubt On Global Warming Models Posted by timothy on Thursday July 28, @07:41PM from the but-scientists-love-models dept. bonch writes: Advertisements

Wind energy -vs- wildlife, public comments sought

John Droz writes in with this today: Anthony: A US federal agency, the Fish & Wildlife Service, is currently debating whether or not there will be national wildlife rules for industrial wind energy, and if yes, what they will be at stake is this: if they adopt strict mandatory rules, it could severely restrict wind…

Solar industry on the rise

Via Slashdot Hugh Pickens writes: According to Rhone Resch, the last three years have seen the U.S. solar industry go from a start-up to a major industry that is creating well-paying jobs and growing the economy in all 50 states, employing 93,000 Americans in 2010, a number that is expected to grow between 25,000 to…

New paper: UHI, alive and well in China

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 116, D14113, 12 PP., 2011 doi:10.1029/2010JD015452 Observed surface warming induced by urbanization in east China Key Points The rapid urbanization has significant impacts on temperature over east China A new method was developed to dynamically classify urban and rural stations Comparison of the trends of UHI effects by using OMR…