The Secret Life of Half-Life

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [see update at the end of the head post] I first got introduced to the idea of “half-life” in the 1950s because the topic of the day was nuclear fallout. We practiced hiding under our school desks if the bomb went off, and talked about how long you’d have to…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #177

The Week That Was: 2015-04-18 (April 18, 2015) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Energy Not Heat, Exclusively: A source of frustration for members of SEPP, and others, are the efforts by some of classifying these skeptics…

De Cruquius is one of the three pumping stations that drained the Haarlemmermeer

NASA Gavin Schmidt's whacky sea level rise advice

Guest essay by Eric Worrall NASA’s Gavin Schmidt has provided some bizarre advice, for people building homes on the sea front, which might not be “sea level rise smart”. According to the Vancouver Sun interview with Gavin; Q: What is the future for waterfront cities like Vancouver? A: You are going to have to put…