@NPR Bungles Sea Level Rise Story

Supposed threats to coastal military installations ignore science By Bob Endlich “Data from CO2 measuring stations and from the Sewell’s Point and all other tide gages may clearly refute these assertions, but NPR and its colleagues will not change their minds.” “The Sewell’s Point tide gage shows that the rate of sea level rise has…

Fake News: Fukushima Edition

Guest post by David Middleton Radiation levels recorded inside Fukushima’s crippled nuclear power station are at the highest levels since its catastrophic meltdown in 2011. Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc (Tepco) said the radiation level in the containment vessel of Reactor 2 in the Fukushima No 1 power plant had reached a maximum of…

“World’s First 24/7 Solar Power Plant Powers 75,000 Homes” for 3 hours per day.

Guest post by David Middleton SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes Project in Tonopah, Nevada is quietly providing clean, green solar energy to 75,000 homes in the Silver State even when the sun isn’t shining. Crescent Dunes is the first utility-scale facility in the world to use molten salt for power energy storage capabilities, a technology also known…

Modern Scientific Controversies Part 2: The Great Barrier Reef Wars

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Prologue:  This is the second in a series of several essays that will discuss ongoing scientific controversies, a specific type of which are often referred to in the science press and elsewhere as “Wars” – for instance, this essay covers the Great Barrier Reef Wars.  The purpose of the…