Tag Archives: The Cost of Climate Change

Cost of Mountain Top Removal

I have long been deeply disturbed by mountain top removal methods of mining coal.  Vast tracts of land are permanently degraded from a great number of standpoints.  In essence, for many purposes the land is taken out of circulation for … Continue reading

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Best Places for Renewables May Surprise You

This article discusses a recent study done at Carnegie Mellon showing where the most societal benefit from renewables can be derived.

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Wind Farm Impact on Local Climate

I was wondering when someone would get around to looking into how wind turbines impacted climate.  After all they are taking a good deal of energy out of the wind.  Though in this case it would appear that it is … Continue reading

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A Disturbing Report on Climate Change Denial

Wow, this is a great documentary, pretty disturbing.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5GVHqlnPAc My attention was drawn to this post on Google+ by this poster – https://plus.google.com/108768964286280824877/posts And here is the house science committee – http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/01/house-gop-science-committee-akin-gingrey.php

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The Power Surge

Been reading this, so far so good.  Seems balanced, as promised in many of the reviews I read of it.  Nice history of recent happenings in natural gas. http://www.amazon.com/The-Power-Surge-Opportunity-Americas/dp/0199986169 http://movies.yahoo.com/photos/book-cover-image-released-oxford-university-press-shows-photo-155816480.html

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30 Yr Time Lapse of Earth Includes: Montana Strip Mines, Mountain Top Removal and Disappearing Rain Forest

The second link is probably the best.  They have a number of time lapse images showing change over time. Here is the link to the Yahoo! article Here is the link to the referenced TIME article and a library of … Continue reading

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Scientific American RSS

Lots of good stuff on climate change here! http://www.scientificamerican.com/section.cfm?id=climatewire More Here. http://www.scientificamerican.com/topic.cfm?id=global-warming-and-climate-change

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Climate Change: Neat Animation of Temperature Changes

At 2:36 there is an animation showing how temperatures have changed since 1885. Climate Change, Global Warming http://news.yahoo.com/climate-change-future-suggested-looking-back-4-million-173300533.html

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Another Climate Change Impact

Algae blooms on Lake Erie – Higher Temperatures and more rain due to climate change along with farming practices leading to more phosphorous getting into lake Erie are leading to problematic Algae blooms.  http://news.yahoo.com/report-predicts-ever-bigger-lake-erie-algae-blooms-190336199.html

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Climate Change in Education

  http://ncse.com/files/pub/evolution/NCSE%20Climate%20and%20Energy%20Literacy%20Summit%20Report.pdf

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