Epidemiology, Diet Soda and Climate Science

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen – 6 October 2019 “Epidemiology is the study and analysis of the distribution (who, when, and where), patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations. “ “It is the cornerstone of public health, and shapes policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors for disease and…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #374

The Week That Was: 2019-08-31 (August 31, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: What I cannot create, I do not understand. – Richard Feynman Number of the Week: 6,000 times more accuracy needed! THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #373

The Week That Was: 2019-08-24 (August 24, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.” ― Richard P. Feynman Number of the Week: 116 Stations THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President,…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup # 372

The Week That Was: 2019-08-17 (August 17, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”—Soren Kierkegaard [H/t William Readdy] Number of the…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #335

The Week That Was: 2018-11-17 (November 17, 2018) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   Quote of the Week: “If you thought that science was certain – well, that is just an error on your part.” ― Richard P. Feynman   Number of the Week: $51.5 Billion in subsidies…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #311

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Adjusting Data: SEPP Chairman emeritus Fred Singer has an essay in The Hill, a newspaper targeted for Capitol Hill, namely the US legislature. In the essay, Singer recognizes the importance of adjusting data. But, there is…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #306

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org)The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Bureaucratic Science: TWTW has used the term bureaucratic science, which may have confused some of its readers. Bureaucratic science occurs when a government entity, or a similar organization, charged with applying the best science possible, drifts from its…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #280

The Week That Was: 2017-08-05 (August 5, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #276

The Week That Was: 2017-07-08 (July 8, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters: “– Albert Einstein ################################################### Number of the Week: 39% ################################################### THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala,…

This is How Climate Works – Part 2

Guest essay by Mike Jonas /Continued from Part 1 3. The Models can never work In an earlier post, Inside the Climate Computer Models, I explained how the climate computer models, as currently structured, could never work. Put simply, they are not climate models, they are weather models, because they operate on small(ish) pieces of…