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No, pressure alone does not define surface temperatures!

Eli’s already covered this but I thought I would present a slightly different argument. The topic is a recent paper by Ned Nikolov and Karl Zeller called… 874 more words

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Coal-fired power trade-off for new clean energy target

Original article by Simon Benson
The Australian – Page: 4 : 7-Aug-17

With the Federal Government yet to take its amended energy policy to the Coalition partyroom, there are promising signs that gas prices are starting to come down. 96 more words

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Summer, Where Are You?

I watched your moon face change with the times. Held your tissue-paper hands, as you told your story in halting, conflicted language. We laughed as children, remembering past summers & ice cream, lots of ice cream.

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2nd August 1820. The Greenhouse Effect.

Today in 1820 John Tyndall was born in southern Ireland then part of the UK.

The largely unknown Tyndall was a pioneer in discovering the science behind what we now know as the ‘Green-House Effect’ in demonstrating for the first time how gas in the atmosphere absorbs heat to various degrees. 344 more words



Whatever we’re up to, it probably won’t work.

“Wouldn’t you know it,” my wife says.

We pull up to a red light a mile from our house.   2,239 more words


Cook With The Sun: Solar Ovens!

It’s so hot, you can fry an egg on the sidewalk!  Even for those of you living in the deserts of Arizona, a fried egg is probably a bit of a stretch…but with DIY solar ovens you can at least roast a s’more!   1,186 more words

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Hawking is wrong

I guess the big alarmist news at the moment is that Stephen Hawking has been quoted as saying:

Trump’s action could push the Earth over the brink, to become like Venus, with a temperature of two hundred and fifty degrees, and raining sulphuric acid.

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