- C. E. Rasmussen, C. K. I. Williams, Gaussian Processes for Machine Learning, MIT Press, 2006.
- J. Leskovec, A. Rajaraman, J. D. Ullman, Mining of Massive Datasets, 2nd edition, 2016.
- J. Schaeffer, Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook, 14th edition, New Society Publishers, 2015.
- Q. E. McCallum, S. Weston, Parallel R, O’Reilly, 2012.
- A. Scopatz, K. D. Huff, Effective Computation in Physics, O’Reilly, 2015.
- H. Wainer, Truth or Truthiness: Distinguishing Fact from Fiction by Learning to Think like a Data Scientist, Cambridge University Press, 2016.
- Nature Editorial, “Data on movements of refugees and migrants are flawed,” Nature, 1st March 2017.
- E. Marris, “How to kill wild animals humanely for conservation,” Nature, 28th February 2017.
- G. Sinha, “Hunted, haunted, stateless and scared: the stories of refugee scientists,” Nature, 1st March 2017.
- G. G. Clavell, “Protect rights at automated borders,” Nature, 1st March 2017.
- H. Dijstelbloem, “Migration tracking is a mess,” Nature, 1st March 2017.
Distributed Solar: The Democratizaton of Energy
- London Review of Books
- Darren Wilkinson's introduction to ABC Darren Wilkinson’s introduction to approximate Bayesian computation (“ABC”). See also his post about summary statistics for ABC https://darrenjw.wordpress.com/2013/09/01/summary-stats-for-abc/
- American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
- In Monte Carlo We Trust The statistics blog of Matt Asher, actually called the “Probability and Statistics Blog”, but his subtitle is much more appealing. Asher has a Manifesto at http://www.statisticsblog.com/manifesto/.
- Gavin Simpson
- Team Andrew Weinberg Walking September 8th for the Jimmy Fund!
- Leadership lessons from Lao Tzu
- Peter Congdon's Bayesian statistical modeling Peter Congdon’s collection of links pertaining to his several books on Bayesian modeling
- Professor David Draper
- The Alliance for Securing Democracy dashboard
- OOI Data Nuggets OOI Ocean Data Lab: The Data Nuggets
- James' Empty Blog
- ggplot2 and ggfortify Plotting State Space Time Series with ggplot2 and ggfortify
- Hermann Scheer Hermann Scheer was a visionary, a major guy, who thought deep thoughts about energy, and its implications for humanity’s relationship with physical reality
- All about Sankey diagrams
- Rasmus Bååth's Research Blog Bayesian statistics and data analysis
- Brian McGill's Dynamic Ecology blog Quantitative biology with pithy insights regarding applications of statistical methods
- Busting Myths About Heat Pumps Heat pumps are perhaps the most efficient heating and cooling systems available. Recent literature distributed by utilities hawking natural gas and other sources use performance figures from heat pumps as they were available 15 years ago. See today’s.
- Higgs from AIR describing NAO and EA Stephanie Higgs from AIR Worldwide gives a nice description of NAO and EA in the context of discussing “The Geographic Impact of Climate Signals on European Winter Storms”
- Why It’s So Freaking Hard To Make A Good COVID-19 Model Five Thirty Eight’s take on why pandemic modeling is so difficult
- Subsidies for wind and solar versus subsidies for fossil fuels
- Tony Seba Solar energy, electric vehicle, energy storage, and business disruption professor and visionary
- Dr James Spall's SPSA
- Gabriel's staircase
- International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA)
- "Perpetual Ocean" from NASA GSFC
- Earth Family Alpha Michael Osborne’s blog (former Executive at Austin Energy, now Chairman of the Electric Utility Commission for Austin, Texas)
- Slice Sampling
- Survey Methodology, Prof Ron Fricker http://faculty.nps.edu/rdfricke/
- Tim Harford's “More or Less'' Tim Harford explains – and sometimes debunks – the numbers and statistics used in political debate, the news and everyday life
- Ives and Dakos techniques for regime changes in series
- Simon Wood's must-read paper on dynamic modeling of complex systems I highlighted Professor Wood’s paper in https://hypergeometric.wordpress.com/2014/12/26/struggling-with-problems-already-attacked/
- South Shore Recycling Cooperative Materials management, technical assistance and networking, town advocacy, public outreach
- Bob Altemeyer on authoritarianism (via Dan Satterfield) The science behind the GOP civil war
- Ted Dunning
- The Mermaid's Tale A conversation about biological complexity and evolution, and the societal aspects of science
- Carl Safina's blog One of the wisest on Earth
- Pat's blog While it is described as “The mathematical (and other) thoughts of a (now retired) math teacher”, this is false humility, as it chronicles the present and past life and times of mathematicians in their context. Recommended.
- The Plastic Pick-Up: Discovering new sources of marine plastic pollution
- "Consider a Flat Pond" Invited talk introducing systems thinking, by Jan Galkowski, at First Parish in Needham, UU, via Zoom
- Musings on Quantitative Paleoecology Quantitative methods and palaeoenvironments.
- What If
- Brendon Brewer on Overfitting Important and insightful presentation by Brendon Brewer on overfitting
- Number Cruncher Politics
- SASB Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
- BioPython A collection of Python tools for quantitative Biology
- Nadler Strategy, LLC, on sustainability Thinking about business, efficient and effective management, and business value
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
- Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard on how businesses can help our collective environmental mess Patagonia’s Yvon Chouinard set the standard for how a business can mitigate the ravages of capitalism on earth’s environment. At 81 years old, he’s just getting started.
- GeoEnergy Math Prof Paul Pukite’s Web site devoted to energy derived from geological and geophysical processes and categorized according to its originating source.
- "A field guide to the climate clowns"
- Tamino's Open Mind Open Mind: A statistical look at climate, its science, and at science denial
- "When Did Global Warming Stop" Doc Snow’s treatment of the denier claim that there’s been no warming for the most recent N years. (See http://hubpages.com/@doc-snow for more on him.)
- Isaac Held's blog In the spirit of Ray Pierrehumbert’s “big ideas come from small models” in his textbook, PRINCIPLES OF PLANETARY CLIMATE, Dr Held presents quantitative essays regarding one feature or another of the Earth’s climate and weather system.
- David Appell's early climate science
- Climate impacts on retail and supply chains
- “The Irrelevance of Saturation: Why Carbon Dioxide Matters'' (Bart Levenson)
- Climate Communication Hassol, Somerville, Melillo, and Hussin site communicating climate to the public
- Agendaists Eli Rabett’s coining of a phrase
- “Ways to [try to] slow the Solar Century''
- The Keeling Curve The first, and one of the best programs for creating a spatially significant long term time series of atmospheric concentrations of CO2. Started amongst great obstacles by one, smart determined guy, Charles David Keeling.
- Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature
- US$165/tonne CO2: Sweden Sweden has a Carbon Dioxide tax of US$165 per tonne at present. CO2 tax was imposed in 1991. GDP has grown 60%.
- Interview with Wally Broecker Interview with Wally Broecker
- History of discovering Global Warming From the American Institute of Physics.
- Skeptical Science
- HotWhopper: It's excellent. Global warming and climate change. Eavesdropping on the deniosphere, its weird pseudo-science and crazy conspiracy whoppers.
- Social Cost of Carbon
- Non-linear feedbacks in climate (discussion of Bloch-Johnson, Pierrehumbert, Abbot paper) Discussion of http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1002/2015GL064240/abstract
- "Climate science is setttled enough"
- Solar Gardens Community Power
- `The unchained goddess' 1958 Bell Telephone Science Hour broadcast regarding, among other things, climate change.
- Grid parity map for Solar PV in United States
- "Mighty Microgrids" Webinar This is a Webinar on YouTube about Microgrids from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR), featuring New York State and Minnesota
- Model state level energy policy for New Englad Bob Massie’s proposed energy policy for Massachusetts, an admirable model for energy policy anywhere in New England
- Dessler's 6 minute Greenhouse Effect video
- ATTP summarizes all that stuff about Committed Warming from AND THEN THERE’S PHYSICS
- Transitioning to fully renewable energy Professor Saul Griffiths talks to transitioning the customer journey, from a dependency upon fossil fuels to an electrified future
- SOLAR PRODUCTION at Westwood Statistical Studios Generation charts for our home in Westwood, MA
- The Scientific Case for Modern Human-caused Global Warming
- All Models Are Wrong Dr Tamsin Edwards blog about uncertainty in science, and climate science
- Jacobson WWS literature index
- Mrooijer's Global Temperature Explorer
- An open letter to Steve Levitt
- Simple box models and climate forcing IMO one of Tamino’s best posts illustrating climate forcing using simple box models
- "Warming Slowdown?" (part 2 of 2) The idea of a global warming slowdown or hiatus is critically examined, emphasizing the literature, the datasets, and means and methods for telling such. The second part.
- AIP's history of global warming science: impacts The American Institute of Physics has a fine history of the science of climate change. This link summarizes the history of impacts of climate change.
- Ray Pierrehumbert's site related to "Principles of Planetary Climate" THE book on climate science
- On Thomas Edison and Solar Electric Power
- Tuft's Professor Kenneth Lang on the physical chemistry of the Greenhouse Effect
- Risk and Well-Being
- Steve Easterbrook's excellent climate blog: See his "The Internet: Saving Civilization or Trashing the Planet?" for example Heavy on data and computation, Easterbrook is a CS prof at UToronto, but is clearly familiar with climate science. I like his “The Internet: Saving Civilization or Trashing the Planet” very much.
- Updating the Climate Science: What path is the real world following? From Professors Makiko Sato & James Hansen of Columbia University
- World Weather Attribution
- MIT's Climate Primer
- Documenting the Climate Deniarati at work
- The great Michael Osborne's latest opinions Michael Osborne is a genius operative and champion of solar energy. I have learned never to disregard ANYTHING he says. He is mentor of Karl Ragabo, and the genius instigator of the Texas renewable energy miracle.
- Eli on the spectroscopic basis of atmospheric radiation physical chemistry
- "Impacts of Green New Deal energy plans on grid stability, costs, jobs, health, and climate in 143 countries" (Jacobson, Delucchi, Cameron, et al) Global warming, air pollution, and energy insecurity are three of the greatest problems facing humanity. To address these problems, we develop Green New Deal energy roadmaps for 143 countries.