Distributed Solar: The Democratizaton of Energy
- South Shore Recycling Cooperative Materials management, technical assistance and networking, town advocacy, public outreach
- SASB Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
- The Keeling Curve: its history History of the Keeling Curve and Charles David Keeling
- 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/.
- James' Empty Blog
- OOI Data Nuggets OOI Ocean Data Lab: The Data Nuggets
- WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION, reviews Reviews of Cathy O’Neil’s new book
- 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.
- Bob Altemeyer on authoritarianism (via Dan Satterfield) The science behind the GOP civil war
- Peter Congdon's Bayesian statistical modeling Peter Congdon’s collection of links pertaining to his several books on Bayesian modeling
- BioPython A collection of Python tools for quantitative Biology
- The Plastic Pick-Up: Discovering new sources of marine plastic pollution
- Los Alamos Center for Bayesian Methods
- Label Noise
- Professor David Draper
- Brendon Brewer on Overfitting Important and insightful presentation by Brendon Brewer on overfitting
- Carl Safina's blog One of the wisest on Earth
- Ives and Dakos techniques for regime changes in series
- Quotes by Nikola Tesla Quotes by Nikola Tesla, including some of others he greatly liked.
- 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
- 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/
- John Kruschke's "Dong Bayesian data analysis" blog Expanding and enhancing John’s book of same title (now in second edition!)
- Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation
- Slice Sampling
- 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.
- ggplot2 and ggfortify Plotting State Space Time Series with ggplot2 and ggfortify
- Leadership lessons from Lao Tzu
- Dollars per BBL: Energy in Transition
- International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA)
- 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.”
- Musings on Quantitative Paleoecology Quantitative methods and palaeoenvironments.
- Earth Family Beta MIchael Osborne’s blog on Science and the like
- All about Sankey diagrams
- Earle Wilson
- Number Cruncher Politics
- "Consider a Flat Pond" Invited talk introducing systems thinking, by Jan Galkowski, at First Parish in Needham, UU, via Zoom
- 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.
- "The Expert"
- Gavin Simpson
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
- 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/
- Comprehensive Guide to Bayes Rule
- Dominic Cummings blog Chief advisor to the PM, United Kingdom
- AP Statistics: Sampling, by Michael Porinchak Twin City Schools
- "Talking Politics" podcast David Runciman, Helen Thompson
- Risk and Well-Being
- 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.
- Nadler Strategy, LLC, on sustainability Thinking about business, efficient and effective management, and business value
- American Statistical Association
- Giant vertical monopolies for energy have stopped making sense
- Ice and Snow
- Sea Change Boston
- Solar Gardens Community Power
- Simple models of climate change
- Nick Bower's "Scared Scientists"
- James Hansen and granddaughter Sophie on moving forward with progress on climate
- "Climate science is setttled enough"
- Documenting the Climate Deniarati at work
- “Ways to [try to] slow the Solar Century''
- Climate Change Reports By John and Mel Harte
- "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
- Climate Change: A health emergency … New England Journal of Medicine Caren G. Solomon, M.D., M.P.H., and Regina C. LaRocque, M.D., M.P.H., January 17, 2019 N Engl J Med 2019; 380:209-211 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1817067
- Updating the Climate Science: What path is the real world following? From Professors Makiko Sato & James Hansen of Columbia University
- Earth System Models
- Thriving on Low Carbon
- Risk and Well-Being
- MIT's Climate Primer
- Jacobson WWS literature index
- Klaus Lackner (ASU), Silicon Kingdom Holdings (SKH) Capturing CO2 from air at scale
- Bloomberg interactive graph on “What's warming the world''
- And Then There's Physics
- ATTP summarizes all that stuff about Committed Warming from AND THEN THERE’S PHYSICS
- The beach boondoggle Prof Rob Young on how owners of beach property are socializing their risks at costs to all of us, not the least being it seems coastal damage is less than it actually is
- Ricky Rood's “What would happen to climate if we (suddenly) stopped emitting GHGs today?
- On Thomas Edison and Solar Electric Power
- 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%.
- Climate model projections versus observations
- Climate Change Denying Organizations
- "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.
- Dessler's 6 minute Greenhouse Effect video
- `Who to believe on climate change': Simple checks By Bart Verheggen
- The Scientific Case for Modern Human-caused Global Warming
- Ray Pierrehumbert's site related to "Principles of Planetary Climate" THE book on climate science
- 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.
- "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.
- 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.
- Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature
- Sir David King David King’s perspective on climate, and the next thousands of years for humanity
- History of discovering Global Warming From the American Institute of Physics.
- “The Irrelevance of Saturation: Why Carbon Dioxide Matters'' (Bart Levenson)
- Équiterre Equiterre helps build a social movement by encouraging individuals, organizations and governments to make ecological and equitable choices, in a spirit of solidarity.
- James Powell on sampling the climate consensus
- Anti—Anti-#ClimateEmergency Whether to declare a climate emergency is debatable. But some critics have gone way overboard.
- The Carbon Cycle The Carbon Cycle, monitored by The Carbon Project
- An open letter to Steve Levitt
- "A field guide to the climate clowns"
- The HUMAN-caused greenhouse effect, in under 5 minutes, by Bill Nye
- 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.
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