Jim Hansen and Michael Mann famous Climate Scientists have told us their new adjusted temperature record that shows the 1930s and 40s were actually a cold period in US history even though we measured them as high at the time and 1998 and 2010 were also much colder than last year which was declared the… Continue reading What is a world average temperature anyway? A dummies guide.
48: Inconvenient Truth: 2015 wasn’t the hottest year on record The NYtimes and every other outlet posted the story from Hansen and Mann that the temperature of 2015 was the hottest ever. This is simply wrong. 1930s were hotter 1998 was hotter, 2010 was hotter The MWP was warmer The Holocene optimum was warmer… Continue reading 48: Inconvenient Truth: NYTimes lies: 2015 wasn’t the hottest year on record
What we don’t know We are really just at the very beginning of our understanding. The fact is there is limit to what science knows today. This is not a matter of a problem. It’s a feature. It’s exciting. There is a lot of fun discovery ahead, possibly an infinite amount. There… Continue reading What we don’t know
This year has been an enormous one in discoveries and advances. Let’s talk about this and what are some of the big ones. The fact is we have just emerged in the last 100 years from ridiculous level of stupidity. I say this frequently that we have only been intelligent for about 100 years. The… Continue reading What humanity discovered this last year and the vast landscape of what we don’t know that is yet to be discovered
I learned how to program in 7th grade which is a young age even today. I made good money in high school programming for my local high school in 9th grade and after. Eventually I programmed for 7 schools in Vermont that paid my way through college at MIT. I was asked by… Continue reading Should Every Student Learn to Program
Vox produced this excellent graphic above which describes some of the interdependence of unknowns and how that affects the whole impact of climate change. This is a virtuous circle or unvirtuous circle depending on your viewpoint I suppose. The magnitude of each thing multiplies the previous effect. If any one of them is… Continue reading VOX: The “uncertainty loop” haunting our climate models
SpaceX / Tesla / Solar City. Why these 3 companies? Why all of them? Why not others or why are all 3 so important to Elon Musk? (Disclaimer. I do not know Elon personally but am deducing these things from observing and reading things that are available to everyone.) Elon Musk sees a girl he… Continue reading What is Elon Musk’s secret agenda? SpaceX, Tesla, Solar City, Hyperloop