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The Magic of Models

A study recently published in the journal Nature Climate Change has gained a lot of attention in the environmental community and mainstream media—National Geographic for example. According to the study, the Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more greenhouse gases than the State Department estimated in its final review in January. Since the study […]

Climate Polling Results Lead to Weird Press Coverage

A recent polling of Americans on their attitudes about how much scientists know (or claim to know) about global warming, as well as what should be done about it, has led to very different treatments in the press, specifically in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, which commissioned the poll. The PG’s editorial take on the poll is […]

Son of Kyoto

The MIT analysis should be a sobering message to the climate change cultists. The Global Change Program at MIT is first rate and is comprised of serious scholars. Jake Jacoby is a well regarded economist and the study conducted by him and his colleague is rich in significance. It is unfortunate, however, that the study […]

How deep ocean warming can “bypass the surface”

There seems to be continuing confusion regarding how the deep ocean can warm without an observable temperature increase at the ocean surface. I’m not talking about a change in the geothermal heat flux at the bottom of the ocean. And I’m not claiming Kevin Trenberth is right that this has actually happened in recent years. […]

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The final frontier: Universal space travel

More than three decades after the launch of the first space shuttle mission (and three years after the last one), investment in new human spaceflight systems is back with an intensity the aerospace industry hasn’t seen since the heady days of the Space Race.

Launch of “Chaski 1” is big step for Peru into space

On Monday, the National University of Engineering (UNI) of Lima, Peru, sent the first Peruvian research satellite into space. Sent into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS), the CubeSat can measure not only temperature and pressure but will be taking photographs of Earth as well, which can be transmitted back to ground level.

Rogers: Cybercom Defending Networks, Nation

U.S. Cyber Command continues to expand its capabilities and capacity, Navy Adm. Mike Rogers said Aug. 14. The Cybercom commander was speaking during an interview at the NSA headquarters building here. Rogers is also director of the National Security Agency and chief of the Central Security Service.

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