Distributed Solar: The Democratizaton of Energy
- Fear and Loathing in Data Science Cory Lesmeister’s savage journey to the heart of Big Data
- Risk and Well-Being
- American Statistical Association
- Dr James Spall's SPSA
- Gabriel's staircase
- distributed solar and matching location to need
- 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
- 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.
- Quotes by Nikola Tesla Quotes by Nikola Tesla, including some of others he greatly liked.
- WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION, reviews Reviews of Cathy O’Neil’s new book
- GeoEnergy Math Prof Paul Pukite’s Web site devoted to energy derived from geological and geophysical processes and categorized according to its originating source.
- OOI Data Nuggets OOI Ocean Data Lab: The Data Nuggets
- Healthy Home Healthy Planet
- Musings on Quantitative Paleoecology Quantitative methods and palaeoenvironments.
- The Mermaid's Tale A conversation about biological complexity and evolution, and the societal aspects of science
- 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
- Subsidies for wind and solar versus subsidies for fossil fuels
- Gavin Simpson
- "Talking Politics" podcast David Runciman, Helen Thompson
- What If
- "Perpetual Ocean" from NASA GSFC
- 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/
- Mark Berliner's video lecture "Bayesian mechanistic-statistical modeling with examples in geophysical settings"
- Harvard's Project Implicit
- 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.
- Earth Family Alpha Michael Osborne’s blog (former Executive at Austin Energy, now Chairman of the Electric Utility Commission for Austin, Texas)
- Los Alamos Center for Bayesian Methods
- London Review of Books
- NCAR AtmosNews
- Carl Safina's blog One of the wisest on Earth
- Mrooijer's Numbers R 4Us
- Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation
- Tony Seba Solar energy, electric vehicle, energy storage, and business disruption professor and visionary
- 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.”
- Label Noise
- James' Empty Blog
- Awkward Botany
- Dominic Cummings blog Chief advisor to the PM, United Kingdom
- 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/
- Ted Dunning
- Beautiful Weeds of New York City
- Karl Broman
- Ives and Dakos techniques for regime changes in series
- 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”
- Leadership lessons from Lao Tzu
- "The Expert"
- Slice Sampling
- All about Sankey diagrams
- BioPython A collection of Python tools for quantitative Biology
- 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
- Ice and Snow
- `The unchained goddess' 1958 Bell Telephone Science Hour broadcast regarding, among other things, climate change.
- All Models Are Wrong Dr Tamsin Edwards blog about uncertainty in science, and climate science
- Ricky Rood's “What would happen to climate if we (suddenly) stopped emitting GHGs today?
- Interview with Wally Broecker Interview with Wally Broecker
- Ray Pierrehumbert's site related to "Principles of Planetary Climate" THE book on climate science
- “Ways to [try to] slow the Solar Century''
- ATTP summarizes all that stuff about Committed Warming from AND THEN THERE’S PHYSICS
- The Green Plate Effect Eli Rabett’s “The Green Plate Effect”
- MIT's Climate Primer
- Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature
- World Weather Attribution
- Klaus Lackner (ASU), Silicon Kingdom Holdings (SKH) Capturing CO2 from air at scale
- "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.
- Agendaists Eli Rabett’s coining of a phrase
- An open letter to Steve Levitt
- 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
- Non-linear feedbacks in climate (discussion of Bloch-Johnson, Pierrehumbert, Abbot paper) Discussion of http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1002/2015GL064240/abstract
- 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.
- "A field guide to the climate clowns"
- Warming slowdown discussion
- Thriving on Low Carbon
- Energy payback period for solar panels Considering everything, how long do solar panels have to operate to offset the energy used to produce them?
- SOLAR PRODUCTION at Westwood Statistical Studios Generation charts for our home in Westwood, MA
- Transitioning to fully renewable energy Professor Saul Griffiths talks to transitioning the customer journey, from a dependency upon fossil fuels to an electrified future
- Ellenbogen: There is no Such Thing as Wind Turbine Syndrome
- Anti—Anti-#ClimateEmergency Whether to declare a climate emergency is debatable. But some critics have gone way overboard.
- "Climate science is setttled enough"
- Jacobson WWS literature index
- Sir David King David King’s perspective on climate, and the next thousands of years for humanity
- Eli on the spectroscopic basis of atmospheric radiation physical chemistry
- 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 net average effect of a warming climate is increased aridity (Professor Steven Sherwood)
- James Hansen and granddaughter Sophie on moving forward with progress on climate
- History of discovering Global Warming From the American Institute of Physics.
- David Appell's early climate science
- Grid parity map for Solar PV in United States
- Tuft's Professor Kenneth Lang on the physical chemistry of the Greenhouse Effect
- Wally Broecker on climate realism
- The Scientific Case for Modern Human-caused Global Warming
- The Sunlight Economy
- 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.
- Professor Robert Strom's compendium of resources on climate change Truly excellent
- Tell Utilities Solar Won't Be Killed Barry Goldwater, Jr’s campaign to push for solar expansion against monopolistic utilities, as a Republican
- Climate Change Denying Organizations
- "Getting to the Energy Future We Want," Dr Steven Chu
- "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.
Category Archives: New York State
Tesla 3 to Ithaca, NY and back
Claire and I visited my older son, Dave, in Ithaca, NY, over the weekend. Great trip with Tesla 3, supercharged all the way. See the route. (Link to Tesla plan no longer accessible.) Maps of route are below: Glad we … Continue reading
Posted in Autumn, New York State, Tesla Tagged Canandaigua Lake, Cayuga Heights, Cayuga Lake, New York State Parks, sailing, Seneca Lake, Tesla 3 Leave a comment
A model of an electrical grid: A vision
Many people seem to view the electrical grid of the future being much like the present one. I think a lot about networks, because of my job. And I especially think a lot about network topologies, although primarily concerning the … Continue reading
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