Dr. Christopher Cornwall Responds to “Ocean Acidification: Trying to Get the Science Right”

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen When I wrote “Ocean Acidification: Trying to Get the Science Right” , I sent Dr. Christopher Cornwall, lead author of Cornwall & Hurd 2015, a courtesy advanced copy of the essay, inviting him to comment. Dr. Cornwall was away doing field work at the time, but on his return has…

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Ocean Acidification: Trying to Get the Science Right

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen Preview: In this essay I will discuss the efforts of various scientific bodies and individual scientists to regularize, to bring into line with correct scientific procedures, the budding field of science investigating the effects of increasing atmospheric concentrations of CO2 on the oceans, its chemical make-up including pH, the atmosphere/ocean…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #381

The Week That Was: 2019-10-19 (October 19, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week – “The human mind is not capable of grasping the universe. We are like a little child entering a huge library. The walls are covered to the ceilings with books in…

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…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #376

The Week That Was: 2019-09-14 (September 14, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week – “If by the liberty of the press were understood merely the liberty of discussing the propriety of public measures and political opinions, let us have as much of it as…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #375

The Week That Was: 2019-09-07 (September 7, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week – “In God we trust, all others bring data”. – Motto of the Apollo Team and the Johnson Space Flight Center Number of the Week: 5.5 million sq. km (2.1 million…

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 News and Energy Roundup #363

The Week That Was: 2019-06-15 (June 15, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “Our experience during the early days of manned spaceflight proved the importance of this motto: “In God we trust, all others bring data.” —The Right Climate Stuff Number of the Week:…