Symmetry and Balance

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The CERES satellite dataset is a never-ending source of amazement and interest. I got to thinking about how much energy is actually stoking the immense climate engine. Of course, virtually all the energy comes from the sun. (There is a bit of geothermal, but it’s much less than a watt…

CO2 Just Hit 410ppm – and All is Well

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t ivankinsman – did anyone else notice the end of the world? Greenhouse gas reaches alarming new record By Brandon Miller, CNN Updated 1626 GMT (0026 HKT) May 3, 2018 (CNN) Carbon dioxide (CO2), the No. 1 greenhouse gas leading to man-made global warming, has reached a dubious new milestone.…

The tower of power falls short -produces only 30% of capacity

Solar Tower with Thermal Energy Storage: A “Consolidated” Technology with a Single Plant of Decent Size Built on Earth Producing Less Than 30% of the Planned Electricity Guest essay by Albert Parker If we consider the latest (2017) National Renewable Energy Laboratory Annual Technology Baseline data, [1] and [2], they say current representative technology for…