Saturday, August 24, 2013


The wind farms that generate enough power to make a few cups of tea - Telegraph
Some of Britain’s biggest wind farms are at times producing only enough electricity to make a few cups of tea, according to official industry figures.
A Kinder, Gentler Idaho Fire From 1910 | Real Science
CNN says that fires burn hotter now than they used to, due to your SUV. Here is a description of a kinder, gentler two million acre fire from the low CO2 days of 1910 – before the press was taken over by flaming imbeciles like the ones who work for CNN.
The dangerous greenies are in Brussels, not Balcombe - Telegraph
Meanwhile, last Thursday afternoon, I noted that all Britain’s 4,500 wind turbines combined were contributing a mere 233MW to the grid, or less than a tenth of the 2,490MW we were having to import from nuclear and gas-fired power stations in France and Holland to keep our lights on. That’s the kind of “educational” information the citizens of Dover might find more useful to know.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds Pacific cyclones are at the lowest levels of the past 5,000 years
A paper published today in Quaternary Science Reviews reconstructs cyclones of the central Pacific and finds cyclone activity of the 21st century is at the lowest levels of the past 5,000 years. The paper also shows typhoons in Japan at the lowest levels of the past 3,500 years and that North Atlantic hurricanes were more frequent/severe than modern times during various intervals over the past 3,000 years.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: Solar energy receives 1,212 times more government subsidies per megawatt than fossil fuels

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