Monthly Archives: May 2013
Hat tip to Grist and @SuzanneWaldman. Click image for a close-up.
No wonder former Energy Secretary Steven Chu left the Obama administration. This story was recently re-confirmed. (Hat tip to Climate Progress.)
Professor Steve Easterbrook of the University of Utah produced a totally awesome history of climate modeling at Prezi. This takes the viewer through the history of climate models, seeing its roots in the 19th century, and showing how the United … Continue reading
I hadn’t had a chance to listen to Professor Baez’s talk until now, having learned about it from his blog which is really excellent. (I don’t know how he manages to write so much good stuff per week.) In addition … Continue reading
http://video.ft.com/v/2396762559001/Wolf-on-averting-climate-chaos I am amazed and heartened that a publication which is devoted to financial, economic, and investment matters has devoted so much copy to climate disruption.
Dr Dyrud’s team at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory has won a space on CubeSat for a radiometer that will provide direct measurements of the amount of solar energy reflected to space, and the amount of infrared radiation getting through … Continue reading
Mr and Ms member of religious communities: Tell us how, in the face of the climate emergency, you are responding to this fundamental moral and religious challenge.
This is from a lecture in San Francisco by Dr Emily Shuckburgh earlier this year.
Professor Mark Berliner addresses how to communicate climate change in the context of risk and uncertainty. I wish I could hot link the video here, but there is no “share” at the site, so I can only provide the link.
Professor Gelman has a nice list of statistical definitions, educational like nearly everything he does or writes: The Folk Theorem: When you have computational problems, often there’s a problem with your model. Second-Order Availability Bias: Generalizing from correlations you see … Continue reading
Whatsoever therefore is consequent to a time of Warre, where every man is Enemy to every man; the same is consequent to the time, wherein men live without other security, than what their own strength, and their own invention shall … Continue reading