Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Solar Update February 2013 | Watts Up With That?
From Dr Svalgaard’s site, this figure shows that the F10.7 flux is hovering around 100, which is the breakover point between sea level rising and sea level falling. In turn that also means it is the breakover point between the planet warming and the planet cooling. Given that activity will drop once we pass solar maximum, cooling is in train from here.
“Global warming means fewer icebergs”: Clive Palmer unveils his plans for Titanic II
The replica ship has a better chance of making landfall in New York than the original. “One of the benefits of global warming is there’s not as many icebergs in the North Atlantic,” The Age reported Palmer as saying at the announcement.
Al Gore Is Charging $45 for Tickets to ‘The Future’ | Betabeat
Unlike your average non-vice presidential book event, tickets to hear Mr. Gore speak at Dumbo’s PowerHouse Arena are going for $45 a pop (students can rush for $35 at the door).
MEPs to draft law exempting flights from CO2 market, risk lawsuits - News - Point Carbon
LONDON (Reuters Point Carbon) – EU lawmakers will begin drafting law to exempt flights to and from Europe from the bloc’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) for a year to give nations more time to come up with a global solution to cutting emissions from air travel, a move that could trigger legal action by European carriers.

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