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When the North Pole Melts

Photo by William YuEli, being an elf, or at least a bunny of good cheer would want to brighten your evening, when Santa is able to load up the sleigh and head for the chimneys.When the young bunnies can look…
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We’ll see

And we'll see if Exxon keeps acknowledging climate science with an SEC run by Trump appointees. 2/2— Brian Schmidt (@BSchmidtTweets) December 20, 2016 And in other news, I worried in July about the Trump Administration misusing the pardon power to…
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Bingo

Duncan Black can be both pithy and right.  He hit it out of the park today.  So with just a teensy bit of the [Pielke] brackets It's been a long time since I've been in academia, but one thing I know…
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Readings

A couple of good things.First, Steve Easterbrook on the sand in the wheels, why it is so hard to get anything doneWell, only one for now, the other is behind a paywall and Eli needs some blasting powder…
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Readings

A couple of good things.First, Steve Easterbrook on the sand in the wheels, why it is so hard to get anything doneThe second, a commentary in Nature Climate Change by Kevin Trenberth, Melinda Marquis and Stephan Zebiak, setting forth the…
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If you thought that was scary

Sea ice extent measures the area of the sea where there is at least some minimum concentration of sea ice, typically 15% coverage.  Sea ice area is a measure of the actual area covered by the sea ice.  Because extent…
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And Then They Came for Richard Tol

As somebunnies may have noticed, Richard Tol is not Eli's favorite economist or much of anything else.  For one thing, well there are a lot of things, but most annoying to Eli is his worship of formalism which blinds him…
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PicoSolar: Better, Faster, Cheaper

There is a new buzzword on the street, PicoSolar for electrification of the developing world.  While full electrification with renewables will require wiring, lighting and powering small devices such as cell phones is very low hanging fruit.  Turns out Dan Golden…
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The Credulous Bunny Takes a Look

One thing that Eli, credulous bunny, should have learned, is that when you read something by PRJr, well you count your fingers afterwards.  So Roger wroteStern Review (on clim chg) came out 10 yrs agoPredicted weather disasters wld be >0.6%…
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Note From the Management

Russell has been having trouble posting links.  After calling in Bunny support, it turns out that Blogger insists on addresses starting with https:// and sends http:// off to 404 land.  This may affect other Blogger blogs.Thank you for your attention.…
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Same old my way or the highway

This time from Peter Dauvergne's book Environmentalism of the Rich. This Nature review by Edward Humes has the goods:The book reserves its harshest criticisms for environmental organizations and public figures (including, jarringly, primatologist Jane Goodall) for extolling such environmentalism as…
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Whither pH?

A bit of a while ago, friend of the blog, Simon Donner who studies Pacific Island corals posted a tweet Projected CO2-driven decrease in ocean pH - increase in 'acidity' - under a low (RCP2.6) and high (RCP8.5) emissions scenario.…
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Ethon looks in on PR Jr

Eli was in the process of getting his act together when Ethon stuck his beak through the door.  PR Jr is at it again the bird said.  He just had a message from Phil Clarke, pointing out that Roger was…
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