OriginThe elevation of the hockey stick and the whole global warming thing to iconic status makes it a giant with feet of clay – poorly founded and ready to crumble. Time to do some digging…
- Robinson and Catling model closely matches data for Titan’s atmosphere
- Never Mind Rwanda, Eat Vegetables!
- An Asteroid with Rings
- Challenging Arrhenius Again
- Quote of the day
- El Hierro eruption: climatic impacts?
- Climate of FUD
- Place your bets…
- Winter rains and continental trains
- Climate change increases weather
Tag Archives: Energy
Contrasting positions offered by Christopher Booker and Geoffrey Lean in the Telegraph over the last couple of days show how the UK’s energy situation is heading for crisis. The exact nature of the crisis, however, depend on one’s viewpoint.
Google “population control” and you’ll return 5.32 million results. Most of these seem to advocate limits and artificial controls to stem the growth of the human population. I am no fan of this kind of thinking. The enduring aspiration these … Continue reading
Now updated with an animation (30th Oct 2011). One of the entries in the Department of Energy and Climate Change competition to design new electricity pylons for the UK was a favourite with my family. We agreed though somehow it … Continue reading
A few news articles that caught my attention… As reported in The Independent: “Britain is still paying for nuclear-generated electricity consumed a generation ago because of the hidden costs of an industry reared on the expectation of public subsidies, the … Continue reading
This is bad enough, but it is where the money goes to that undermines government claims. The £1.2 million will go to a Norwegian company which owns 60 turbines in the Scottish Borders.
My plans for a subsidised, grant-aided, energy factory gym of the future. On the Watts Up With That SolarIndustry on the Rise post, Berényi Péter said (July 28, 2011 at 3:25 pm): “I am absolutely sure generating electricity by treadmills … Continue reading
Josh (Cartoons by Josh) tells the story of the week in pictures. The full IPCC report on the potential of renewable energy was released. The press release had trumpeted: Close to 80 percent of the world‘s energy supply could be … Continue reading
We’re in for a rough ride. The Guardian reports an agreement in the Cabinet for: “a far-reaching, legally binding “green deal” that will commit the UK to two decades of drastic cuts in carbon emissions.” Energy Secretary Chris Huhne* appears … Continue reading
There is major idiocy being spouted over the situation in Fukushima. Most of all, there are a lot of ‘ifs’. I find the speculation/analysis on the internet is becoming too much with most analyses low on actual hard facts. This … Continue reading
After correct analysis ahead of concrete news from Japan on Saturday, more analysis from ex-nuclear physicist Kevin today. While the media is speculating like crazy and ‘official sources’ are playing down the risks, to a former AGR designer, it looks … Continue reading