Wednesday, December 19, 2012

No Dumping: U.S. slaps duties on [planet-healing?] China wind towers |
By all means, let’s make wind as expensive as possible.
Twitter / aDissentient: Climatology needs to explain ...
Climatology needs to explain why, if models and measurements conflict, we are taking the models as being right. @robinince @ProfBrianCox
Jackson, from EPA to Princeton? - The Washington Post
We’ve known that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson has been planning her exit from the Cabinet, and now we hear she’s exploring that well-worn path from government-officialdom to academia.
And speaking of possible Cabinet moves, everyone in enviroland believes that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is leaving.
Green California to Vie With Texas as U.S. Oil Heartland: Energy - Bloomberg
California, even as it seeks to be the greenest U.S. state, stands a good chance of emerging as the nation’s top oil producer in the next decade, helping America toward what once seemed an unlikely goal of energy independence.

The catalyst is the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s sale last week of 15 leases covering about 18,000 acres of the Monterey Shale, a geologic formation whose sweet spots stretch from east of San Francisco more than 200 miles south to Monterey County.
Working Group III prepares second draft of AR5 for review — ipcc-wg3
“Our expert reviewers have provided us with more that 16,000 comments to improve our first draft,” says Ottmar Edenhofer  [Consider that the science is so clear-cut and settled and all, doesn't that seem like a lot of comments?]

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