Wednesday, September 11, 2013


Dust Bowl Worries Swirl Up As Shelterbelt Buckles : NPR
if cycles of drought continue in the Great Plains, Murray worries about what the loss of those trees will mean  [Why would cycles of drought *not* continue in the Great Plains?]
Obama’s Science Adviser Forecasts Arctic Ice Free Winters | Real Science
Six months of no sun at the North Pole, and the temperature won’t drop below freezing – due to a 0.0001 mole fraction increase in CO2.

You can’t make up industrial grade stupid like the Obama White House
India tells Obama, China to get lost on refrigerant phase-out |
In a breather for domestic manufacturers of cooling appliances, New Delhi has succeeded in conveying to the G-20 that it will not compromise its interests on the issue of phasing out of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are used in refrigeration.
How Renewable Portfolio Standards Can Subvert Your Economy |
A strange thing happened on our way to a “clean energy” future in the U.S.: we’ve been hijacked by private developers whose primary interest is cashing in on state and federal subsidies and the guaranteed payback of a hefty return on investment, spawned by each state’s need to meet self-imposed renewable portfolio standards (RPS).

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