Thursday, November 15, 2012

Fisker's Big Fundraiser is Going Out of Business | National Legal and Policy Center
The venture finance operation that raised money for crony capitalist investors Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, and their green tech firms like electric car company Fisker Automotive ($193 million paid in stimulus loan guarantees) and fuel cell manufacturer Bloom Energy, is shutting down, according to a Fortune report.
Polar Bear Blog – Hudson Bay Ice | Polar Bear Alley – Guide to the Polar Bears of Churchill
places like the western edge of Cape Churchill and the northern coast of Ontario have a lot more ice than usual...The ice from the Ontario border to James Bay is far ahead of schedule
Errors In GISS Classification Of Urban & Rural Stations « NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT
It appears from the work Peter has done that many stations that GISS classify as rural are, in fact, urban. The errors are arising because of incorrect latitude/longitude data held within the GHCN metadata.
Roger Pielke Jr.'s Blog: Little Change in Drought Over 60 Years
[comment] The relative paucity of news coverage of this paper makes an interesting climate journalism case study, which is left as an exercise for the reader.

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