Trump to Planet: You’re Fired

Climate change is fueling longer wildfire seasons. Here's an update on this year's crazy fires pic.twitter.com/KsZTlm1rmP — Climate Central (@ClimateCentral) October 20, 2017 Clean out your desk. Advertisements Filed under: Crock of the Week…
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Cutting Edge Companies: We Want Renewables

Fun day christening Amazon’s latest wind farm. #RenewableEnergy pic.twitter.com/cTxeXdsFop — Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) October 19, 2017 Ignoring Trump and the fossil fuel troglodytes, major companies are all moving in the direction of renewable energy – especially the most dynamic and…
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Why the Green Plate Effect Has Had an Effect

The Green Plate Effect (GPE) post is a gedanken experiment posed by your friendly bunny, which uses simplifications to think through the consequences of a proposition.  The proposition is that as several  have claimed, that the Greenhouse Effect (GHE) violates…
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New research, October 9-15, 2017

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. The figure is from paper #79. Climate change 1. Channelized Melting Drives Thinning Under a Rapidly Melting Antarctic Ice Shelf "High-resolution altimetry measurements from 2010 to 2016 show that Dotson…
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New Video: How Not to Communicate Climate

Yale Climate Connections: Wait. Stop reading right here. Don’t dare think of an elephant. Didn’t work, did it. Just mentioning it implanted it in your mind, in your consciousness. It’s an argument made by Berkeley linguist George Lakoff, among others,…
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Oil at $10/Barrel: Not if, When

Caution: Not too long ago we were talking about oil at $100/barrrel and up. Times have changed. Listen for the phrase “Moore’s law for Solar energy”. Something investors can understand. CNBC: Why the oil price will plummet to $10, according…
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The war on coal is over. Coal lost.

Last week, Trump’s EPA administrator Scott Pruitt announced, “the war on coal is over.” If there ever was a war on coal, the coal industry has lost. According to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists, many old American coal power plants…
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Bruno Latour

I came across an interesting Bruno Latour, a sociologist, with an interest in Science and Techology Studies (STS), who was involved with what has been called the “science wars”. I actually found much of what he said in the interview…
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The Gaslighting of Life

New Trump Enviro official calls CO2 “the gas of life”. Inside Climate News: President Donald Trump has picked Kathleen Hartnett White, a former Texas regulator and unapologetic advocate of expanding U.S. fossil fuel production regardless of carbon dioxide emissions, for…
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The New Merry Minuet

In Eli's dotage the need to crouch under a young bunny's desk waiting for the nuclear end has returned.  While this never was much more than a hope, waking up every morning wondering whether one has indeed done so is…
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