Links to three interesting 'weather reports' from last century from Art Raiche http://tinyurl.com/66tegq 1922 Washington Post story http://tinyurl.com/6ghpb8 1937 Time story re Northwest passage http://tinyurl.com/3xfoak 1974 … [Read more...] about Links to Stories on Weather Last Century
Archives for November 14, 2008
A Depression Would Reduce Carbon Emissions
PREDICTIONS for the planet are dire indeed, if we do not drastically cut our carbon dioxide emissions in the very near future. In Australia, we will lose the Barrier Reef and the Kakadu wetlands, the Murray River will dry up completely and snow … [Read more...] about A Depression Would Reduce Carbon Emissions
Demetris Koutsoyiannis Awarded Darcy Medal
The 2009 Darcy Medal will be awarded to Demetris Koutsoyiannis (http:// www.itia.ntua.gr/dk) has been awarded the The Darcy Medal (http://www.egu.eu/ index.phpid=48&file=henry_darcy_overview&cHash=8b0bfba456ff76b4e3164b1dbcfb8463). He … [Read more...] about Demetris Koutsoyiannis Awarded Darcy Medal
Censoring and the Internet
Before this year's Beijing Olympic Games, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd chastised the Chinese authorities for blocking full access to the internet for the assembled world media: "My attitude to our friends in China is very simple", he said. "They should … [Read more...] about Censoring and the Internet
Temperature Data from Satellites: Inconvenient but Accurate
IT is my prediction that in not so many years time weather station data will be collected more for fun, a sense of history and for site-specific information, than for serious regional and global climate statistics. In the future it will be data … [Read more...] about Temperature Data from Satellites: Inconvenient but Accurate
Coal for Breakfast?
Starting with an average grain yield of 3.75 tonnes hectare and a realistic average price of $220 per tonne, a Haystack farm will produce $497,775 from each hectare in a hundred years, which is the life expectancy of a child born today.This … [Read more...] about Coal for Breakfast?