Wednesday, August 21, 2013


What Al Jazeera America Didn't Say About Climate Change | Blog | Media Matters for America
During its first day on the air, Al Jazeera America gave climate change nearly half as much coverage as network news programs did during the year 2012, all while avoiding common pitfalls like providing false balance to those that deny the science and leaving the crisis' manmade origins ambiguous.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: Up to 66% of intermittent wind power is wasted with no place to go
A number of factors can trigger curtailments in wind output, including reducing the danger to bats or birds flying around the spinning blades. But more commonly, regional grid managers, who must match demand and supply instantaneously, call for a reduction in wind power when more energy is produced than the system can safely transport, they say.
Study: Coal power plants not to blame for Chinese air pollution problem |
Traffic and home cooking with coal briquettes are responsible for almost 80% of Chinese soot problems, says a new study.
NBC ‘Sounding the Alarm’ on Climate Change: ‘Industrialized World’ Using More Than ‘Fair Share’ of Fossil Fuels |
So is it okay for India to burn its fair share of coal?

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