Distributed Solar: The Democratizaton of Energy
- Flettner Rotor Bruce Yeany introduces the Flettner Rotor and related science
- Healthy Home Healthy Planet
- Subsidies for wind and solar versus subsidies for fossil fuels
- Awkward Botany
- Earth Family Alpha Michael Osborne’s blog (former Executive at Austin Energy, now Chairman of the Electric Utility Commission for Austin, Texas)
- 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/
- All about models
- South Shore Recycling Cooperative Materials management, technical assistance and networking, town advocacy, public outreach
- Ives and Dakos techniques for regime changes in series
- Fear and Loathing in Data Science Cory Lesmeister’s savage journey to the heart of Big Data
- WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION Cathy O’Neil’s WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION,
- International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA)
- 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.
- 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
- Ted Dunning
- Brian McGill's Dynamic Ecology blog Quantitative biology with pithy insights regarding applications of statistical methods
- 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
- Gavin Simpson
- 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/
- 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.
- The Plastic Pick-Up: Discovering new sources of marine plastic pollution
- Dr James Spall's SPSA
- Carl Safina's blog One of the wisest on Earth
- Tony Seba Solar energy, electric vehicle, energy storage, and business disruption professor and visionary
- Earle Wilson
- The Alliance for Securing Democracy dashboard
- Earth Family Beta MIchael Osborne’s blog on Science and the like
- WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION, reviews Reviews of Cathy O’Neil’s new book
- Mark Berliner's video lecture "Bayesian mechanistic-statistical modeling with examples in geophysical settings"
- Mertonian norms
- Gabriel's staircase
- Thaddeus Stevens quotes As I get older, I admire this guy more and more
- "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.
- American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
- 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.
- ggplot2 and ggfortify Plotting State Space Time Series with ggplot2 and ggfortify
- Number Cruncher Politics
- Brendon Brewer on Overfitting Important and insightful presentation by Brendon Brewer on overfitting
- American Statistical Association
- The Keeling Curve: its history History of the Keeling Curve and Charles David Keeling
- "Consider a Flat Pond" Invited talk introducing systems thinking, by Jan Galkowski, at First Parish in Needham, UU, via Zoom
- distributed solar and matching location to need
- OOI Data Nuggets OOI Ocean Data Lab: The Data Nuggets
- Risk and Well-Being
- John Cook's reasons to use Bayesian inference
- Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation
- Comprehensive Guide to Bayes Rule
- Los Alamos Center for Bayesian Methods
- Quotes by Nikola Tesla Quotes by Nikola Tesla, including some of others he greatly liked.
- Warming slowdown discussion
- Jacobson WWS literature index
- Nick Bower's "Scared Scientists"
- Climate Change Denying Organizations
- David Appell's early climate science
- Agendaists Eli Rabett’s coining of a phrase
- 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.
- The HUMAN-caused greenhouse effect, in under 5 minutes, by Bill Nye
- And Then There's Physics
- Energy payback period for solar panels Considering everything, how long do solar panels have to operate to offset the energy used to produce them?
- Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature
- Solar Gardens Community Power
- Sir David King David King’s perspective on climate, and the next thousands of years for humanity
- Tuft's Professor Kenneth Lang on the physical chemistry of the Greenhouse Effect
- Exxon-Mobil statement on UNFCCC COP21
- Non-linear feedbacks in climate (discussion of Bloch-Johnson, Pierrehumbert, Abbot paper) Discussion of http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1002/2015GL064240/abstract
- On Thomas Edison and Solar Electric Power
- 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.
- ATTP summarizes all that stuff about Committed Warming from AND THEN THERE’S PHYSICS
- All Models Are Wrong Dr Tamsin Edwards blog about uncertainty in science, and climate science
- 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
- The Green Plate Effect Eli Rabett’s “The Green Plate Effect”
- "Lessons of the Little Ice Age" (Farber) From Dan Farber, at LEGAL PLANET
- Ricky Rood's “What would happen to climate if we (suddenly) stopped emitting GHGs today?
- 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
- Ray Pierrehumbert's site related to "Principles of Planetary Climate" THE book on climate science
- Wind sled Wind sled: A zero carbon way of exploring ice sheets
- 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
- Tamino's Open Mind Open Mind: A statistical look at climate, its science, and at science denial
- Climate Change Reports By John and Mel Harte
- Anti—Anti-#ClimateEmergency Whether to declare a climate emergency is debatable. But some critics have gone way overboard.
- MIT's Climate Primer
- "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.
- Model state level energy policy for New Englad Bob Massie’s proposed energy policy for Massachusetts, an admirable model for energy policy anywhere in New England
- Wally Broecker on climate realism
- Earth System Models
- Skeptical Science
- History of discovering Global Warming From the American Institute of Physics.
- 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.
- World Weather Attribution
- "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.
- "Getting to the Energy Future We Want," Dr Steven Chu
- NOAA Annual Greenhouse Gas Index report The annual assessment by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the radiative forcing from constituent atmospheric greenhouse gases
- Documenting the Climate Deniarati at work
- Climate impacts on retail and supply chains
- Jacobson WWS literature index
- 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
Tag Archives: climate
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
Economics, Melting, and Sea-Level Rise (Professor Richard Alley)
Study Finds Climate Link to Atmospheric-River Storms – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Study Finds Climate Link to Atmospheric-River Storms – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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Post-tropical Cyclone Sandy, One Year Later: A technical retrospective
Dr Dan Satterfield at his Wild Wild Science Journal tipped a report regarding some fascinating retrospective modeling work done by NCAR reported by Dr Bob Henson at their Atmos News periodical. It provides a fascinating and visually stunning view of … Continue reading
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“Is Roger Rabbit running AccuWeather?”
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Radiative Forcing: Where We Stand
The RealClimate blog has a very nice history of how these have developed today.
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“The universe doesn’t care what you believe”
(Hat tip to Dan’s Wild Wild Science Journal, and thanks to him for reminding me of this great cartoon.)
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“All the water on Earth”: From the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
All the water on Earth. From one of my favorite places, WHOI. Update, 24th March 2014. The United States Geological Survey has a more comprehensive look at this, using in part WHOI graphics.
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On scientific field work and being nimble …. http://www.hydro-international.com/news/id6436-East_China_Seas_Physical_Oceanography_Explored.html
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The Great, Late Professor Stephen Schneider
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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
“Are we beyond the worst case scenario?”
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Carbon Is Forever (*)
The author of Global Warming — Understanding the Forecast, Professor David Archer, also the excellent teacher of the University of Chicago Open Climate 101 course, teamed with others, in 2008, to study and explain the longevity of CO2 in atmosphere. … Continue reading
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The 2013 story begins: Whiplash
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Carbon Bubble talk at The Motley Fool
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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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Prof Mark Berliner on ‘Climate Change, Uncertainty & Communication’
Professor Mark Berliner addresses how to communicate climate change in the context of risk and uncertainty. I wish I could hot link the video here, but there is no “share” at the site, so I can only provide the link.
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Human Assessment of Risk of Loss
Not knowing a risk is not the same as being safe. If presented with the choice of either losing $500 with 100% certainty, or that of losing $1000 with 50% certainty and $0 with 50% certainty, many if not most … 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
What’s the cheapest way to re-capture human emissions of carbon dioxide from natural reservoirs?
The news on reduction of global greenhouse gas emissions is not good. A famous study (“wedges”) on approaching the enormous problem released a pessimistic update recently, arguing we need many more of them. There is also so much we do … Continue reading
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