Climate change caused by humans.
Submitted by affinis on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:41pm
Submitted by Cujo359 on Sun, 01/27/2013 - 6:00am
While trying to photograph a passing airplane Friday, my camera caught this instead:
Image credit: Cujo359
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Submitted by tom allen on Sun, 11/25/2012 - 7:54am
This year's international climate change conference begins tomorrow, November 26, in Doha, Qatar. With much of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol expiring in December and the world on track for a six degree Celsius (eleven Fahrenheit) temperature rise, a new climate change treaty is being negotiated to be signed in 2015 and to take effect in 2020. Read below the fold...
Submitted by okanogen on Sat, 11/10/2012 - 12:23pm
Go little meme! Go!
You know a meme has achieved success when its targets adopt it:
Critics of tax credits for wind energy projects are intensifying their push to kill the incentive with a study that calls it “rent seeking” by an established industry that doesn’t need the subsidy. Read below the fold...
Submitted by affinis on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 9:50pm
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Submitted by jcasey on Mon, 09/05/2011 - 6:02pm
It's dry as a tinder box down here after 2+ years of continuous drought. The 35 mph winds on the west (alas, the dry) side of T.S. Lee were too much yesterday and things spun out of control. Fire fighting and emergency resources are stretched mighty thin at the moment. Several new fires cropped up today to join those from yesterday, mostly uncontained at this point. We have friends and family in Bastrop County (just east of Austin) who escaped a 16-mile long fire physically unharmed, but lost their homes and all their belongings other than what they could shove in their cars. Read below the fold...
Submitted by Michael Kwiatkowski on Mon, 09/05/2011 - 11:32am
Salon.com has a piece up urging Democrats to dump Obama and go with a candidate who will restore their party to its New Deal era politics. According to the column by Matt Stoller, there are a number of reasons why they should, including: Read below the fold...
Submitted by gob on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 10:31am
In a deregulated electricity supply state, like mine, there are companies claiming to supply electricity with a certain percentage guaranteed to come from wind or other renewable resources.
I'm willing to pay a premium for this, but only if it's really going to do some good. A little research suggests that what's really going on is the sale of RECs (Renewable Energy Certificates). Can anyone explain to me whether, if I sign up with one of these suppliers, my electricity use will then use less coal, natural gas, or whatever? Or point me to some reliable source of information? Read below the fold...
Submitted by okanogen on Tue, 05/31/2011 - 10:51am
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Submitted by Octopus on Mon, 08/02/2010 - 11:37pm
The enemy of realism is hubris.