Hurricane Harvey Threatens Wind Farm Output

Guest essay by Eric Worrall At least one news outlet has noticed that renewable energy is exceptionally vulnerable to hurricanes and other extreme weather events. How will renewables power the…

Environmental impacts of food consumption by dogs and cats

From PLOS Gregory S. Okin Published: August 2, 2017 Abstract In the US, there are more than 163 million dogs and cats that consume, as a significant portion of their…

California Public Utility Commission SETS NEW TIME-OF-USE PERIODS FOR SDG&E TO REFLECT CHANGING ENERGY MARKET

By Roger Sowell In moves to change electricity rates in California to better reflect the impacts of solar power on the grid, CPUC has allowed San Diego Gas and Electric…

"Instant Replay" – Watch hurricane Harvey explode from a tropical depression to a Cat 4 hurricane

We live in unprecedented times. It used to be that satellite images were sent via WeFax…now, we can look at the “instant replay” in a matter of minutes after Harvey…

An Ecologist’s Plea to Dr. Terry Hughes: The Public Needs Robust Science Regards Coral Bleaching, Not Fearmongering!

Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Recently Dr. Terry…

What is the Default Temperature for the Earth?

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball The Earth’s atmosphere does not act like a greenhouse. The analogy was partially developed to help students understand the apparent disparity between energy coming in…

Comments on the Connolly’s Atmospheric Physics Papers

My links to comments did not survive, so I added more information to help find the original comments in the original post. The following comments are from Dr. Ronan Connolly…

Climate Censorship? Or Ongoing Public Waste?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A Department of Energy email allegedly sent to biologist Jennifer Bowen, instructing her to remove the word “climate change” from her proposal, is exciting accusations…