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DrBob2 posted to the Atheist Fools board. 3 minutes ago

80% drop in 90 days

Maine Required Childless Adults to Work to Get Food Stamps. Here’s What Happened.
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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4 hours ago

Re: Christie is calling it quits

Chris Christie Expected to Formally End Presidential Bid as Early as Today
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Yawn.


Caveat: Christie may have caused serious damage to Rubio in the last week, leaving the field to Trump and Cruz. You may not care for any of [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 4 hours ago

Re: Faster or slower?

The Williams study appears to specifically address a strengthening of the jet stream in the north Atlantic in WINTER

Nope. They modeled increased jet stream speed in all seasons.

"Similar results are obtained when the [more]

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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 8:04 AM

Faster or slower?

Williams has a paper on transatlantic flight times and the jet stream. His model has the jet stream speed increasing.
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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:51 AM

Re: Depressed dogs

She – like many scientists and meteorologists – puts this down to climate change and expects to see more bored dogs in the future

And more cats....

Longer breeding seasons, more kittens: are cats reacting to climate [more]

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DrBob2 posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:30 PM

OT: A first

Indian Man Thought to Be First Ever Killed by Meteorite
http://time.com/4211780/meteorite-india-college/
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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 8:29 PM

OT: A first?

Indian Man Thought to Be First Ever Killed by Meteorite
http://time.com/4211780/meteorite-india-college/
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DrBob2 posted to the Atheist Fools board. 8:28 PM

A first?

Indian Man Thought to Be First Ever Killed by Meteorite
http://time.com/4211780/meteorite-india-college/
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DrBob2 posted to the Atheist Fools board. 9:50 AM

Just the "tip of the iceberg"

Perhaps not the most felicitous phrase to use.

I notice this report doesn't offer any reasons why female genital mutilation is increasing in England.

Female genital mutilation case reported in England every 109 minutes
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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 8:59 AM

Re: Wind turbines & real estate

There ain't no such thing as a free lunch

True. One of the barriers wind power has to overcome is the NIMBY effect. That is true for other technologies as well, but being spread out by necessity wind turbines can induce NIMBYism over [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:00 AM

Re: Ahem!

I know it is too early but I would like to see a poll of CA and especially NY (since Clinton now claims it as home). Who ultimately wins even in SC isn't going to matter because it is extremely unlikely that either will carry the state in the [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 6:03 PM

Re: Fossil fuel divestment

Cornell Votes Against Divesting From Fossil-Fuel Investments
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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 11:10 AM

Re: Wind turbines & real estate

They compared similar houses with views of wind turbines and those without. They found a 10-17% reduction.
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How does that compare with views of other energy infrastructure such as power lines, coal power plant, nuclear power plants,
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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 10:59 AM

The Netherlands

http://linkis.com/www.smh.com.au/busin/hzm27
Thanks to generous tax incentives, the share of electric vehicles has grown faster in the Netherlands than in nearly any other country in the [more]

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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 7:44 AM

Wind turbines & real estate

Sunak and Madlener looked at home prices in Germany. They compared similar houses with views of wind turbines and those without. They found a 10-17% reduction.

The impact of wind farm visibility on property values: A spatial [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 6:35 AM

Re: Jan Warmth in Arctic Brings Record-Low Ice

In a paper recently published in Geophysical Research Letters, scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) show that the Community Earth System Model (CESM) was able to predict this period of winter ice growth in the North [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 7:20 PM

Re: Off the chart warmth!

Over this past January, there have been several large areas of the Arctic that have average temperatures of more than 8C above average.

That said, it is averaging -20°C.
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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 6:52 AM

9000 yrs of Greenland glaciers

Scientists Map Movement of Greenland Ice During Past 9,000 Years
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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 6:28 AM

Depressed dogs

Presented for your consideration...

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:21 AM

Re: 80000 refugees

Sweden has rejected 60-80k applicants. They will be ejected over the next few years. I suspect this will get messy.

EU officials find that most of the ‘refugees’ are not refugees.
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