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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week

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Week in review – water edition

by Judith Curry

A round-up of recent articles from around the world about water — too little, too much, plus new technology and policy ideas.

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Merry Xmas

by Judith Curry

My very best wishes to all during the holiday season, whatever you might be celebrating.

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Balance and the Grid

by Planning Engineer and Jill Tietjen

The power system is a matter of extreme importance relating to economic development, quality of life as well as health and safety. In order to best meet the needs of any given area, it is necessary to balance the factors of economics, reliability and public responsibility. An imbalance in any area will lead to repercussions in other areas and may, in fact, prove to be counterproductive across all areas.

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U.S. Presidential discussion thread. Part XIII

by Judith Curry

Plus UK and Australia political issues.

U.S. Presidential discussion thread. Part X

by Judith Curry

Today marks the end of the Presidential primary season.

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Week in review – policy and politics edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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U.S. presidential discussion thread: Part II

by Judith Curry

The U.S. presidential primaries continue to heat up.

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State of the blog discussion thread

by Judith Curry

So, what are your thoughts on the current state of Climate Etc., and how it might evolve?

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Week in review – water edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Renewables and grid reliability

by Planning Engineer

The costs of major grid outages are staggering and recovery from such outages is challenging; therefore the North American grids are planned and operated to ensure high levels of reliability.

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The Climate of XMAS

by Judith Curry

My very best wishes to all of you for the holiday season.

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The new climate ‘deniers’

by Judith Curry

New members of the climate ‘deniers’ club:  James Hansen, Ken Caldeira, Kerry Emanuel, Tom Wigley . . . and Bill Gates.

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Regional anomalies in the evolution of surface air temperature

by Judith Curry

A discussion of Section 6.1 of Alan Longhurst’s book Doubt and Certainty in Climate Science.

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Microgrids and “Clean” Energy

by Planning Engineer and Rud Istvan

Microgrids and “clean” energy are intertwined in the minds of many. There is a common belief that microgrids will facilitate “clean” energy and that “clean” energy will better support microgrids.

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JC calendar

by Judith Curry

I have  a busy two weeks coming up.

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APS discussion thread

by Judith Curry

This thread is running parallel to APS members comment on climate change statement, which is open only to APS members.

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Climate change availability cascade

by Judith Curry

Politicians, activists and journalists have stimulated an ‘availability cascade’ [link] to support alarm about human-caused climate change.

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Criticism, tolerance and changing your mind

by Judith Curry

“That’s your responsibility as a person, as a human being — to constantly be updating your positions on as many things as possible. And if you don’t contradict yourself on a regular basis, then you’re not thinking.” – Malcolm Gladwell

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Blog topics discussion thread

by Judith Curry

I’m pondering future blog topics, and I thought I would throw this open for discussion.

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Blog moderation etc.

by Judith Curry

I am trying to take a harder line at moderating the blog.

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Week in review

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Mitigating CO2 emissions: a busted flush?

by Michael Kelly

One graph I caught up with this week has convinced me that climate change mitigation by supressing carbon dioxide emissions is a busted flush that history will look back on with great ridicule, even if the worst of the climate alarmist predictions come to pass.

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Week in review

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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