Distributed Solar: The Democratizaton of Energy
- OOI Data Nuggets OOI Ocean Data Lab: The Data Nuggets
- SASB Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
- "Consider a Flat Pond" Invited talk introducing systems thinking, by Jan Galkowski, at First Parish in Needham, UU, via Zoom
- 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”
- BioPython A collection of Python tools for quantitative Biology
- The Alliance for Securing Democracy dashboard
- Awkward Botany
- Team Andrew Weinberg Walking September 8th for the Jimmy Fund!
- International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA)
- AP Statistics: Sampling, by Michael Porinchak Twin City Schools
- London Review of Books
- Gavin Simpson
- Brian McGill's Dynamic Ecology blog Quantitative biology with pithy insights regarding applications of statistical methods
- Earth Family Beta MIchael Osborne’s blog on Science and the like
- Risk and Well-Being
- 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.
- "Talking Politics" podcast David Runciman, Helen Thompson
- Comprehensive Guide to Bayes Rule
- Dr James Spall's SPSA
- Nadler Strategy, LLC, on sustainability Thinking about business, efficient and effective management, and business value
- Flettner Rotor Bruce Yeany introduces the Flettner Rotor and related science
- Beautiful Weeds of New York City
- Mrooijer's Numbers R 4Us
- "The Expert"
- Karl Broman
- John Kruschke's "Dong Bayesian data analysis" blog Expanding and enhancing John’s book of same title (now in second edition!)
- Charlie Kufs' "Stats With Cats" blog “You took Statistics 101. Now what?”
- ggplot2 and ggfortify Plotting State Space Time Series with ggplot2 and ggfortify
- Harvard's Project Implicit
- Ives and Dakos techniques for regime changes in series
- Brendon Brewer on Overfitting Important and insightful presentation by Brendon Brewer on overfitting
- Ted Dunning
- What If
- Musings on Quantitative Paleoecology Quantitative methods and palaeoenvironments.
- GeoEnergy Math Prof Paul Pukite’s Web site devoted to energy derived from geological and geophysical processes and categorized according to its originating source.
- Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation
- James' Empty Blog
- Bob Altemeyer on authoritarianism (via Dan Satterfield) The science behind the GOP civil war
- Tony Seba Solar energy, electric vehicle, energy storage, and business disruption professor and visionary
- 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
- American Statistical Association
- Rasmus Bååth's Research Blog Bayesian statistics and data analysis
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
- Dollars per BBL: Energy in Transition
- Fear and Loathing in Data Science Cory Lesmeister’s savage journey to the heart of Big Data
- 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/.
- 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.
- Gabriel's staircase
- 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/
- All about models
- MIT's Climate Primer
- “The discovery of global warming'' (American Institute of Physics)
- Wind sled Wind sled: A zero carbon way of exploring ice sheets
- Grid parity map for Solar PV in United States
- "Climate science is setttled enough"
- Climate at a glance Current state of the climate, from NOAA
- On Thomas Edison and Solar Electric Power
- "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
- Mathematics and Climate Research Network The Mathematics and Climate Research Network (MCRN) engages mathematicians to collaborating on the cryosphere, conceptual model validation, data assimilation, the electric grid, food systems, nonsmooth systems, paleoclimate, resilience, tipping points.
- David Appell's early climate science
- ATTP summarizes all that stuff about Committed Warming from AND THEN THERE’S PHYSICS
- Non-linear feedbacks in climate (discussion of Bloch-Johnson, Pierrehumbert, Abbot paper) Discussion of http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1002/2015GL064240/abstract
- 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.
- Eli on the spectroscopic basis of atmospheric radiation physical chemistry
- "Getting to the Energy Future We Want," Dr Steven Chu
- Jacobson WWS literature index
- weather blocking patterns
- Ice and Snow
- Sea Change Boston
- Skeptical Science
- 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
- Transitioning to fully renewable energy Professor Saul Griffiths talks to transitioning the customer journey, from a dependency upon fossil fuels to an electrified future
- “The Irrelevance of Saturation: Why Carbon Dioxide Matters'' (Bart Levenson)
- Risk and Well-Being
- Climate Communication Hassol, Somerville, Melillo, and Hussin site communicating climate to the public
- CLIMATE ADAM Previously from the Science news staff at the podcast of Nature (“Nature Podcast”), the journal, now on YouTube, encouraging climate action through climate comedy.
- Wally Broecker on climate realism
- Andy Zucker's "Climate Change and Psychology"
- Anti—Anti-#ClimateEmergency Whether to declare a climate emergency is debatable. But some critics have gone way overboard.
- Solar Gardens Community Power
- Climate model projections versus observations
- Climate change: Evidence and causes A project of the UK Royal Society: (1) Answers to key questions, (2) evidence and causes, and (3) a short guide to climate science
- 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.
- Équiterre Equiterre helps build a social movement by encouraging individuals, organizations and governments to make ecological and equitable choices, in a spirit of solidarity.
- 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%.
- Mrooijer's Global Temperature Explorer
- Climate Change Denying Organizations
- And Then There's Physics
- Updating the Climate Science: What path is the real world following? From Professors Makiko Sato & James Hansen of Columbia University
- Agendaists Eli Rabett’s coining of a phrase
- Climate impacts on retail and supply chains
- Nick Bower's "Scared Scientists"
- The Sunlight Economy
- Thriving on Low Carbon
- 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.
- James Hansen and granddaughter Sophie on moving forward with progress on climate
- SOLAR PRODUCTION at Westwood Statistical Studios Generation charts for our home in Westwood, MA
- “Ways to [try to] slow the Solar Century''
Category Archives: United States Constitution
The U.S. Constitution is a remarkable construct …
… well suited for the early 19th century. Updated 2020-12-05 The New York Times reports today that the United States Supreme Court … late Wednesday night barred restrictions on religious services in New York that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo had … Continue reading
What if Juliana v United States fails?
This is a replica of a comment I made at another site. As of 23:55 EST on 21st January, it hasn’t been release from moderation. Perhaps the moderator is busy. I do not know. I am proceeding as if it … Continue reading
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The 1793 Fugitive Slave Act and Sanctuary Cities for Slaves in the United States
Interesting piece, from WBUR’s Cognescenti, about the town of Lowell, MA choosing to be a sanctuary city for slaves — in defiance of a standing federal law. That was followed in 1850 by the Fugitive Slave Law, which subjected state … Continue reading
Evidence this form of government and Constitution does not know how to address climate disruption
Evidence this form of government and Constitution does not know how to address let alone solve climate disruption … Look at the topsy-turvy plight of Washington State’s Initiative 732 Carbon Fee-and-Dividend bill: Even people who think it’s a good idea … Continue reading