Distributed Solar: The Democratizaton of Energy
- Bob Altemeyer on authoritarianism (via Dan Satterfield) The science behind the GOP civil war
- Los Alamos Center for Bayesian Methods
- 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
- John Kruschke's "Dong Bayesian data analysis" blog Expanding and enhancing John’s book of same title (now in second edition!)
- Ted Dunning
- 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.
- Healthy Home Healthy Planet
- Carl Safina's blog One of the wisest on Earth
- Nadler Strategy, LLC, on sustainability Thinking about business, efficient and effective management, and business value
- Tony Seba Solar energy, electric vehicle, energy storage, and business disruption professor and visionary
- The Alliance for Securing Democracy dashboard
- Earth Family Alpha Michael Osborne’s blog (former Executive at Austin Energy, now Chairman of the Electric Utility Commission for Austin, Texas)
- International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA)
- 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.
- 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.
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
- Karl Broman
- 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/.
- Flettner Rotor Bruce Yeany introduces the Flettner Rotor and related science
- Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation
- "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.
- Dominic Cummings blog Chief advisor to the PM, United Kingdom
- "Talking Politics" podcast David Runciman, Helen Thompson
- Logistic curves in market disruption From DollarsPerBBL, about logistic or S-curves as models of product take-up rather than exponentials, with notes on EVs
- Brian McGill's Dynamic Ecology blog Quantitative biology with pithy insights regarding applications of statistical methods
- Peter Congdon's Bayesian statistical modeling Peter Congdon’s collection of links pertaining to his several books on Bayesian modeling
- OOI Data Nuggets OOI Ocean Data Lab: The Data Nuggets
- 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.
- Leadership lessons from Lao Tzu
- South Shore Recycling Cooperative Materials management, technical assistance and networking, town advocacy, public outreach
- Label Noise
- Dr James Spall's SPSA
- London Review of Books
- Harvard's Project Implicit
- Fear and Loathing in Data Science Cory Lesmeister’s savage journey to the heart of Big Data
- "Consider a Flat Pond" Invited talk introducing systems thinking, by Jan Galkowski, at First Parish in Needham, UU, via Zoom
- Slice Sampling
- Gavin Simpson
- 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
- Earle Wilson
- Beautiful Weeds of New York City
- Subsidies for wind and solar versus subsidies for fossil fuels
- All about models
- Number Cruncher Politics
- 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.
- ggplot2 and ggfortify Plotting State Space Time Series with ggplot2 and ggfortify
- BioPython A collection of Python tools for quantitative Biology
- Brendon Brewer on Overfitting Important and insightful presentation by Brendon Brewer on overfitting
- All about Sankey diagrams
- 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
- "Warming Slowdown?" (part 1 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. In two parts.
- Ice and Snow
- Simple box models and climate forcing IMO one of Tamino’s best posts illustrating climate forcing using simple box models
- Exxon-Mobil statement on UNFCCC COP21
- Mrooijer's Global Temperature Explorer
- The Scientific Case for Modern Human-caused Global Warming
- Professor Robert Strom's compendium of resources on climate change Truly excellent
- Climate impacts on retail and supply chains
- Ricky Rood's “What would happen to climate if we (suddenly) stopped emitting GHGs today?
- “The discovery of global warming'' (American Institute of Physics)
- History of discovering Global Warming From the American Institute of Physics.
- “The Irrelevance of Saturation: Why Carbon Dioxide Matters'' (Bart Levenson)
- Earth System Models
- `Who to believe on climate change': Simple checks By Bart Verheggen
- 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
- The net average effect of a warming climate is increased aridity (Professor Steven Sherwood)
- The Green Plate Effect Eli Rabett’s “The Green Plate Effect”
- Wally Broecker on climate realism
- The Carbon Cycle The Carbon Cycle, monitored by The Carbon Project
- Climate Change Denying Organizations
- Jacobson WWS literature index
- 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.
- Climate model projections versus observations
- Sir David King David King’s perspective on climate, and the next thousands of years for humanity
- 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
- All Models Are Wrong Dr Tamsin Edwards blog about uncertainty in science, and climate science
- Climate at a glance Current state of the climate, from NOAA
- "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.)
- Nick Bower's "Scared Scientists"
- "Climate science is setttled enough"
- James Powell on sampling the climate consensus
- Rabett Run Incisive analysis of climate science versus deliberate distraction
- Social Cost of Carbon
- David Appell's early climate science
- 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.
- 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.
- ATTP summarizes all that stuff about Committed Warming from AND THEN THERE’S PHYSICS
- Solar Gardens Community Power
- 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.
- 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.
- SOLAR PRODUCTION at Westwood Statistical Studios Generation charts for our home in Westwood, MA
- 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
- 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
- World Weather Attribution
- Simple models of climate change
- Thriving on Low Carbon
Tag Archives: climate disruption
David Wallace Wells …The Uninhabitable Earth and its implications
Think of this in the context of whatever investments you have.
Climate Music Break : Signs of Life
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All about net ZERO
It’s more about the zero than the net. From Climate Adam. I support Climate Adam through Patreon. You should, too. At least see, listen to, and like his vids. They’re great. I like the part about making a definitive plan, … Continue reading
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Losing sight of the big picture
When chasing political solutions to mitigating climate disruption, it’s long been tempting to go after relatively easy quick wins in the short term rather than facing up to the real problem: Emissions of Carbon Dioxide. So, in a world where … Continue reading
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Climate Music Break: Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Comfortably Numb
“I have given up. I am here to talk about the science.”
Corinne Le Quéré, Royal Society Research Professor of Climate Change Science at the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Climate Facts from James Hansen and Makiko Sato Ahead of COP26
From the newsletter of 14th October 2021: Left are greenhouse gas emissions in 2018, and right are cumulative greenhouse gas emissions, 1751-2018. Don’t think it’s China. Prior COPs have been characterized by self-delusion so blatant that one of us (JEH) … Continue reading
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“100 % renewables is possible, here’s how”
zentouro and Raya Salter look at The Question, beginning with the work of Professor Mark Z Jacobson of Stanford University and colleagues. The report to which they refer is now summarized in a book by Professor Mark Z Jacobson. I’ve … Continue reading
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Yeah but …
(Due to broad interest in this subject and my post, I have extensively expanded it on Monday, 12th July 2021. Also, Canary Media carried a story from #EnergyTwitter about the New York Times article which is worth looking at. I’ve … Continue reading
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‘How a Plan to Save the Power System Disappeared’
Peter Fairley reports in The Atlantic: A federal lab found a way to modernize the grid, reduce reliance on coal, and save consumers billions. Then Trump appointees blocked it. “This article is a collaboration between The Atlantic and InvestigateWest.” But … Continue reading
Posted in Green New Deal, InvestigateWest, investment in wind and solar energy, Joseph Schumpeter, leaving fossil fuels in the ground, Mark Jacobson, Peter Fairley, The Atlantic Tagged #youthvgov, climate disruption, Green New Deal, InvestigateWest, mark z jacobson, The Atlantic, United States Constitution Leave a comment
Professor Mark Z Jacobson on 100% zero Carbon energy, at North County Climate Change Alliance
With respect to some of the comments below the video: Comment: Consumerwatchdog.org thinks that 100 million $ from ExxonMobil to fund Stanford and Mark Jacobsens research weakens public trust in his research results. Response: https://bit.ly/2YdPkmy This report at same site … Continue reading
Posted in carbon dioxide, clean disruption, CleanTechnica, climate change, climate disruption, climate economics, fossil fuels, global warming, investment in wind and solar energy, Mark Jacobson, solar democracy, solar energy, solar power, solar revolution, Tony Seba, wind energy, wind power, zero carbon Tagged climate change, climate disruption, great energy transition, Green New Deal, solar pv, wind energy, zero carbon energy 1 Comment
Climate Scientist Michael Mann
Professor Michael Mann is a personal hero of mine, principally because he connected, for me, the world of time series and principal components with climate science, showing there might be some small thing I can contribute to the discussion, and … Continue reading
“Scientific evidence for warming of the climate system is unequivocal”
From NASA, Climate Change: Evidence. Featuring: Consensus. See the list. Rapid change: Sea-level rise. Rapid change: Global temperature rise. Rapid change: Warming oceans. Rapid change: Shrinking ice sheets. Rapid change: Declining Arctic sea ice. Rapid change: Glacial retreat. Rapid change: Extreme … Continue reading
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American Geophysical Union (AGU) issues revised position statement on Climate Change
The statement and description are at the AGU site. In announcing the statement, Gerald North, chair of the AGU’s Climate Change Position Statement Review Panel said: Because our understanding of climate change and its impacts on the world around us … Continue reading
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More than you ever wanted to know about carbon dioxide
Bob Henson conveys key features of carbon dioxide at the recent crossing of a measurement series past the 400 parts-per-million point. Hat tip to the ever interesting Wild Weather Dan, Dr Dan Satterfield, for the link. Incidentally, the “667 per … Continue reading
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The Great, Late Professor Stephen Schneider
Posted in atheism, climate, environment, geophysics, maths, oceanography, physics, politics, rationality, science, statistics Tagged climate, climate disruption, greenhouse gases, the atmosphere as a sewer 1 Comment
Powerful and Proper Time Series Statistics
I hadn’t gotten around to reading Mark Richardson’s “New study by Skeptical Science author finds 100% of atmospheric CO2 rise is man-made” until this afternoon. I find its import, along with fellow commentators Masters and Benestad, to be on the … Continue reading
The 2013 story begins: Whiplash
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Slamming the climate system
This is from a lecture in San Francisco by Dr Emily Shuckburgh earlier this year.
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On bridging the greenhouse gas emissions gap
Professor John Carlos Baez summarizes a 2012 article from Nature Climate Science on both the urgency of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the way we can get there. In fact, 21 different ways are proposed, all which could be used in combination. … Continue reading
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Forward On The Climate rally, D.C., National Mall, 17th February 2013.
Be there. Details available at the Sierra Club site: Forward On The Climate.
Destabilization of the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland
From Dr Dave Petley’s The Landslide Blog at the American Geophysical Union, the collapse of the Illulissat Glacier in Greenland. Amazing stuff. When things fail at this scale, you can see mathematics come to life. The volume of the ice collapsing … Continue reading
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SCIENCE FRIDAY Hour on Preventing Climate Disruption
There was a very fine hour devoted to preventing climate disruption on Ira Flatow‘s Science Friday, on National Public Radio. Guests were excellent: Representative Henry Waxman, California Eileen Claussen, President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) John Ashton, Former climate change ambassador, … Continue reading
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Arctic Ice: The Saga Continues
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‘Climate Disruption What Math and Science Have to Say’
Updated, 2018-12-24, 01:11 ET “Climate Disruption: What Math and Science Have to Say” is the title and incredibly compelling subject of a talk to be given in San Francisco on 4th March 2013 at the Palace of Fine Arts, 7:30 … Continue reading
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Climate Change and Solar Forcing
Hansen, Sato, and Ruedy have another update of global temperature through 2012 available. Their paper demonstrates there was no statistically significant increase or decrease in global temperature since 2010 despite the presence of a strong La Niña. The latter would … Continue reading