Category Archives: Climate Change

Load Shifting With Electric Vehicles is a Great Match to Wind in Many Areas

Much of the best wind resource in the country peaks at night time.  To date this has proven challenging for the Texas electricity grid management.  It has been resolved somewhat due to transmission grid upgrades but still promises to limit … Continue reading

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Ocean Thermal

Ocean Thermal Energy is an interesting technology.  This post on The Energy Collective covers many of the details.  However I think it unlikely that it will be pursued aggressively.  The infrastructure that would need to be put in place would … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice Changes

Here is the best graphic I have found yet showing changes in arctic sea ice.  It is interactive and makes it easy to compare various years.  2012 is by far the worst.  Here are additional links and videos. The lowest … Continue reading

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Real World Impact of Climate Change Revisited

UPDATE:  I ran across this piece on Lake Meade today. In 2012 I visited Lake Meade and Hoover Dam and I was immediately struck by the white line around the lake.  It looks like it is painted on but it … Continue reading

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Interesting Piece on Climate Change

Causation does not necessarily follow from correlation. http://www.sciencebits.com/CO2orSolar

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Best Of the Handleman Post 2013

Below are links to some of my favorite posts for the year: Tesla – Good Stuff about this revolutionary car: About those Tesla Fires – Tesla has had three fires. In all the fuss the press neglected to mention that … Continue reading

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Climate Change Impacts In Perspective

After a long week, I indulged this morning in a relaxing bout of random web surfing.  I keep up with the news during the week so for me this often consists of youtube surfing or Google Earth flying to find … Continue reading

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The Global Temperature “Pause” a Nice Graphic to Clear Things Up

The media has recently shown their determination to sell newspapers rather than news.  They have allowed the anti-science community near equal time to the scientific community in regards to the so called global temperature pause.  In this myth they say … Continue reading

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Changing Ice at the Poles – Climate Change Implications

There is no doubt that the Arctic ice cap is shrinking at a an alarming pace.  But something that is recently being talked about a good deal is that the Antarctic ice sheet is growing.  Those who disagree with the … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicles Increasingly Best Option for Reduced Carbon Footprint

By Clayton Handleman With Electric Vehicles, the comment is often made that EVs are no better than regular cars when you take into account the emissions from power plants.  The fleet average mileage for cars purchased today is under 25 … Continue reading

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