Friday, August 23, 2013


The Economist: Why The Greens Cannot Win UK Shale Battle | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
Although many Britons are nervous about fracking, environmental concerns are no longer uppermost in many minds. Only 5% of Britons think the environment is important, according to Ipsos MORI, a pollster. At a time of low wage growth, energy bills are a much more important worry.
Twitter / simondonner: Reading about cost of sea level ...
Reading about cost of sea level rise. Based on recent big floods + storms, I'd guess estimates off by at least a factor of 10
Twitter / BigJoeBastardi: Cat 6 Gore gaffe is nothing ...
Cat 6 Gore gaffe is nothing compared to saying Sandy is something it isnt. for 30 years, SLosh models using 1938,1821 storms see far worse
Limiting scientific debate: A change in the AGU policy on Presenting Alternative Scientific Viewpoints | Watts Up With That?
Quite frankly, I am disappointed that as prestigious a professional society as the AGU, of which I have always been proud of my association, has now decided to limit the exchange of scientific perspectives within the primary medium of communication within our society (EOS).

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