Distributed Solar: The Democratizaton of Energy
- OOI Data Nuggets OOI Ocean Data Lab: The Data Nuggets
- What If
- The Alliance for Securing Democracy dashboard
- London Review of Books
- SASB Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
- The Mermaid's Tale A conversation about biological complexity and evolution, and the societal aspects of science
- 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
- John Kruschke's "Dong Bayesian data analysis" blog Expanding and enhancing John’s book of same title (now in second edition!)
- James' Empty Blog
- American Statistical Association
- Fear and Loathing in Data Science Cory Lesmeister’s savage journey to the heart of Big Data
- Earth Family Alpha Michael Osborne’s blog (former Executive at Austin Energy, now Chairman of the Electric Utility Commission for Austin, Texas)
- 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/.
- All about ENSO, and lunar tides (Paul Pukite) Historically, ENSO has been explained in terms of winds. But recently — and Dr Paul Pukite has insisted upon this for a long time — the oscillation of ENSO has been explained as a large-scale slosh due to lunar tidal forcing.
- Mertonian norms
- Lenny Smith's CHAOS: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION This is a PDF version of Lenny Smith’s book of the same title, also available from Amazon.com
- Rasmus Bååth's Research Blog Bayesian statistics and data analysis
- Survey Methodology, Prof Ron Fricker http://faculty.nps.edu/rdfricke/
- The Keeling Curve: its history History of the Keeling Curve and Charles David Keeling
- Prediction vs Forecasting: Knaub “Unfortunately, ‘prediction,’ such as used in model-based survey estimation, is a term that is often subsumed under the term ‘forecasting,’ but here we show why it is important not to confuse these two terms.”
- Healthy Home Healthy Planet
- Los Alamos Center for Bayesian Methods
- Mike Bloomberg, 2020 He can get progress on climate done, has the means and experts to counter the Trump and Republican digital disinformation machine, and has the experience, knowledge, and depth of experience to achieve and unify.
- Professor David Draper
- 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
- Quotes by Nikola Tesla Quotes by Nikola Tesla, including some of others he greatly liked.
- Tony Seba Solar energy, electric vehicle, energy storage, and business disruption professor and visionary
- "Talking Politics" podcast David Runciman, Helen Thompson
- Musings on Quantitative Paleoecology Quantitative methods and palaeoenvironments.
- Ives and Dakos techniques for regime changes in series
- Gavin Simpson
- Dominic Cummings blog Chief advisor to the PM, United Kingdom
- Leadership lessons from Lao Tzu
- Giant vertical monopolies for energy have stopped making sense
- John Cook's reasons to use Bayesian inference
- Peter Congdon's Bayesian statistical modeling Peter Congdon’s collection of links pertaining to his several books on Bayesian modeling
- Awkward Botany
- GeoEnergy Math Prof Paul Pukite’s Web site devoted to energy derived from geological and geophysical processes and categorized according to its originating source.
- Why "naive Bayes" is not Bayesian Explains why the so-called “naive Bayes” classifier is not Bayesian. The setup is okay, but estimating probabilities by doing relative frequencies instead of using Dirichlet conjugate priors or integration strays from The Path.
- Harvard's Project Implicit
- Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation
- "The Expert"
- Carl Safina's blog One of the wisest on Earth
- 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.
- Dr James Spall's SPSA
- NCAR AtmosNews
- Earle Wilson
- Earth Family Beta MIchael Osborne’s blog on Science and the like
- Charlie Kufs' "Stats With Cats" blog “You took Statistics 101. Now what?”
- Nadler Strategy, LLC, on sustainability Thinking about business, efficient and effective management, and business value
- History of discovering Global Warming From the American Institute of Physics.
- 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.
- 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.
- "Getting to the Energy Future We Want," Dr Steven Chu
- Tamino's Open Mind Open Mind: A statistical look at climate, its science, and at science denial
- Climate Change Denying Organizations
- James Hansen and granddaughter Sophie on moving forward with progress on climate
- Wally Broecker on climate realism
- `Who to believe on climate change': Simple checks By Bart Verheggen
- Skeptical Science
- Updating the Climate Science: What path is the real world following? From Professors Makiko Sato & James Hansen of Columbia University
- The Scientific Case for Modern Human-caused Global Warming
- Documenting the Climate Deniarati at work
- Équiterre Equiterre helps build a social movement by encouraging individuals, organizations and governments to make ecological and equitable choices, in a spirit of solidarity.
- Dessler's 6 minute Greenhouse Effect video
- Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature
- Jacobson WWS literature index
- Ice and Snow
- Sir David King David King’s perspective on climate, and the next thousands of years for humanity
- "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.
- `The unchained goddess' 1958 Bell Telephone Science Hour broadcast regarding, among other things, climate change.
- Grid parity map for Solar PV in United States
- 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.
- "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.
- Rabett Run Incisive analysis of climate science versus deliberate distraction
- Climate impacts on retail and supply chains
- 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.
- "Betting strategies on fluctuations in the transient response of greenhouse warming" By Risbey, Lewandowsky, Hunter, Monselesan: Betting against climate change on durations of 15+ years is no longer a rational proposition.
- Climate Communication Hassol, Somerville, Melillo, and Hussin site communicating climate to the public
- Transitioning to fully renewable energy Professor Saul Griffiths talks to transitioning the customer journey, from a dependency upon fossil fuels to an electrified future
- Paul Beckwith Professor Beckwith is, in my book, one of the most insightful and analytical observers on climate I know. I highly recommend his blog, and his other informational products.
- Professor Robert Strom's compendium of resources on climate change Truly excellent
- Spectra Energy exposed
- "Lessons of the Little Ice Age" (Farber) From Dan Farber, at LEGAL PLANET
- Warming slowdown discussion
- Solar Gardens Community Power
- Sea Change Boston
- Earth System Models
- Simple models of climate change
- The Sunlight Economy
- Agendaists Eli Rabett’s coining of a phrase
- Simple box models and climate forcing IMO one of Tamino’s best posts illustrating climate forcing using simple box models
- Anti—Anti-#ClimateEmergency Whether to declare a climate emergency is debatable. But some critics have gone way overboard.
- James Powell on sampling the climate consensus
- “Ways to [try to] slow the Solar Century''
- And Then There's Physics
- Thriving on Low Carbon
- Bloomberg interactive graph on “What's warming the world''
- Eli on the spectroscopic basis of atmospheric radiation physical chemistry
Category Archives: Clausius-Clapeyron equation
This is a retake of a presentation at the invitation of the Walpole Greens and made at their meeting of 9th November 2020. It is longer and more leisurely. I interleave some of the answers to questions that followed the … Continue reading
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“Climate Science for Climate Activists” is a wrap
The class “Climate Science for Climate Activists” I have taught for the last 6 or so weeks is now completed. The slides are available here.
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A proposal: Challenge for the Green New Deal
There is a climate emergency. There are many ways of looking at this, from the big investments perspective (see also a Fed view), to human harms perspective (see also), to what it might cost to reverse these changes if they … Continue reading
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Stream flow and P-splines: Using built-in estimates for smoothing
Mother Brook in Dedham Massachusetts was the first man-made canal in the United States. Dug in 1639, it connects the Charles River at Dedham, to the Neponset River in the Hyde Park section of Boston. It was originally an important … Continue reading
Posted in American Statistical Association, citizen data, citizen science, Clausius-Clapeyron equation, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, cross-validation, data science, dependent data, descriptive statistics, dynamic linear models, empirical likelihood, environment, flooding, floods, Grant Foster, hydrology, likelihood-free, meteorological models, model-free forecasting, non-mechanistic modeling, non-parametric, non-parametric model, non-parametric statistics, numerical algorithms, precipitation, quantitative ecology, statistical dependence, statistical series, stream flow, Tamino, the bootstrap, time series, water vapor 2 Comments