Those much maligned plastic grocery bags can run your diesel truck or car

From the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Plastic shopping bags make a fine diesel fuel, researchers report CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Plastic shopping bags, an abundant source of litter on land and at sea, can be converted into diesel, natural gas and other useful petroleum products, researchers report. The conversion produces significantly more energy than it…

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JLI First Forecasts

Image Credit: Walter Dnes By Walter Dnes – Edited by Just The Facts In a recent post I introduced The “January Leading Indicator“. At that time, there were some concerns expressed. The attached spreadsheet has been updated to address items 2 and 3 below. 1) The JLI algorithm is not a “forecast” per se, but…

An end to the 'Modern Warm Regime' identified from TSI data?

Dr. Sam Outcalt : Emeritus Professor of Physical Geography, University of Michigan writes in with an analysis of the recently revised TSI Data from the University of Colorado as mentioned on WUWT here. He notes that elements of his analysis align with some notable changes in global temperature. =========================================================== Hi Anthony: I did a Hurst…