Monthly Archives: March 2008

Algae Biodiesel at last?

In a previous post the lack of algae feedstock for biodiesel plants was cited as a major lack in the quest for renewable fuels. A company in New Zealand claims a breakthrough in the commercial production of diesel fuel from … Continue reading

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Straight Goods

An Antarctic ice shelf collapses and google has 655 news reports on this topic. Climate change is the problem! http://www.voanews.com/english/2008-03-26-voa60.cfm Ocean buoys actually measure the fact that the oceans are slightly cooling. How many news reports on this topic? 2! … Continue reading

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Deafening Silence

Roy Spencer and colleagues published a study in the Geophysical Research Letters. The results of the study had huge implications for the whole idea of man made global warming. (see previous entry) In a recent article, quoted in part below, … Continue reading

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Villain

There is a villain endangering the world. It is CO2. Carbon dioxide or carbon for short. You can be like a detective and track down the MO of this villain. In social settings you can talk like an expert once … Continue reading

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Theory of global warming disputed

James Hansen of NASA has people worried about "runaway" warming. This happens when some warming results in "positive feedbacks" that exacerbate the warming in an never ending cycle. Hansen has always complained that the Bush administration has sought to censor … Continue reading

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A paradigm shift?

Ronald Bailey is a correspondent for "reasononline". He was filing reports from the "International conference on climate change". On the first three days his reports simply recorded what transpired at the sessions he attended. Ronald Bailey had "recently come out … Continue reading

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Electric Cars

Backers of electric cars are scheming to put you in the driver’s seat! PLAN#1 In one of the largest-ever initial fundings for a startup, a company led by former SAP (SAP) executive Shai Agassi has raised $200 million to fund … Continue reading

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