Thursday, January 24, 2013

Roughing It, Antarctic Style -
[Climate researcher in the Arctic relies heavily on fossil fuels to stay alive and comfortable] For a gallon or two of gas a day and a bit of propane, five people can live with heat, power, and electricity and produce minimal waste
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Director Search
NCAR has approximately 900 staff members and annual expenditures of about $131 million.
Climate Change Dispatch - Caught Doping? Blame Climate Change
[WSJ] A putative doping scandal has besmirched Kenya's reputation as the world's most fertile training grounds for runners. Naturally, the country's track and field officials blame climate change.

"Our country is known for its high performance around the world in middle and long distance," David Okeyo, the Secretary General of Athletics Kenya, told Reuters Foundation's AlertNet. "However, climate change associated with hot weather spells is bringing a lot of complications."
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds hurricanes in Belize were more active in the distant past
A paper published today in The Holocene reconstructs hurricane activity in Belize over the past 7,000 years and finds the most active periods were in the distant past.

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