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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 12:58 PM

Re: CO2 concentration map

DB2: NASA has released a map from the new OCO (Orbiting Carbon Observatory) satellite for the month of October... Hot spots include the Amazon, south of the Congo and Indonesia (biomass burning) China and east of Greenland. What's happening off [more]

Fri Dec 19

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LorenCobb replied to the Creation vs. Evolution board. 2:37 PM

Re: Edging Toward Irrelevance

A PDF of the full response of Ken Miller to Michael Behe is also available from the same site:

[more]

Thu Dec 18

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 4:05 PM

Re: Scientific Misconduct

Jim2B: For some, it would only require getting published in an influential journal. Some scientists are paying $15,000 or more to get their names added to fake papers submitted by Chinese (scientific) paper mills.

Jim, thanks for [more]

Wed Dec 17

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LorenCobb posted to the Climate Change board. 2:20 PM

The Largest Vessel Ever Built

This has to be seen to be believed. It is a ship that contains an entire liquid natural gas processing plant, for use near undersea natural gas wells that are far from land. It is under construction in South Korea, for Exxon, to be used in the Timor [more]

Tue Dec 16

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 12:16 AM

Re: Any talk about Europe here?

Calabogie: I'm just curious if there's been any discussion here about the abnormally cold summer Europe has just gone through. Here in Germany we had lows in the high 30's in July a couple of times and most of August was in the 40's to 60's. I've [more]

Sat Dec 13

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 1:28 PM

Re: The pause that wasn't

DB2: Apparently the change point analysis (CPA) technique doesn't find a recent change. Is it an appropriate technique? That depends upon the statistical properties of the temperature series (linear trend with first-order autoregressive noise, [more]

Fri Dec 12

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LorenCobb replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:49 PM

Re: AIRBUS SHARES PLUMMET AS SUPERJUMBO PLAN FLOPS..

ddaa: AIRBUS SHARES PLUMMET...

Is it really necessary to shout at us?

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 5:35 PM

Re: Kenya gets big wind

The project, to be built about 1,200 kilometers (746 miles) from the port city of Mombasa, would generate enough power to meet about 15 percent of the nation’s electricity demand. While about 420 kilometers of transmission lines will have to be [more]

Mon Dec 8

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 1:22 AM

Re: President of Bechtel

Oops. Shultz was Nixon's Director of the OMB, and then Treasury Secretary, not Reagan's. His first service for Reagan was as Secretary of State. Apologies.

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LorenCobb posted to the Climate Change board. 1:19 AM

President of Bechtel

George P. Shultz began his career in business as the Executive Vice President of Bechtel Group, the largest construction and civil engineering company in the USA. That was 1974. By the early 1980s he had reached the level of President.

How [more]

Sun Dec 7

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 5:59 PM

Re: In 2014, The Hottest year Ever...

Goddard: NCDC determined that 2014 is the hottest year on record, by simply making up hot temperatures for entire countries where they have no data.

This suggests a thought experiment!

Let us try using the historical [more]

Fri Dec 5

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LorenCobb replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:25 PM

Re: OT - A short story about how economics work

I must be missing something here.

There are six people in this story. Each has initial assets of €100 (in the form of a promissory note) and liabilities of €100 (a debt). The net worth of each person, insofar as we know it, is zero. The [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Apple User's Group board. 2:23 AM

Re: Java Runtime Environment Help

In addition to AverageJoe's puzzle page, there are some major software packages that require Java, either for the whole system or some components:

-- Open Office
-- Mathematica
-- PhotoShop
-- Illustrator
-- InDesign
-- [more]

Thu Dec 4

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LorenCobb replied to the Creation vs. Evolution board. 2:20 PM

Re: Golden Ratio

Golden ratio offers unity of science...

It does?

The unifying impact of the "golden" ratio and the Fibonacci sequence is infinitesimally small. At best these are occasional consequences of similar underlying growth [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Apple User's Group board. 11:26 AM

Re: Java Runtime Environment Help

Which version is it asking you to install?

Some (okay, many) applications and services need merely the most recent version of Java, whatever that is. However, a few specifically request an earlier version (v6, For example). In this case you [more]

Wed Dec 3

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 11:57 AM

Re: Ozone

Isn't this at odds with Ajax's view of no warming?

Nah. The politburo that controls the worldwide conspiracy of physicists, chemists, oceanographers, computer scientists, mathematicians, and meteorologists (numbering over 57,400 at [more]

Mon Dec 1

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LorenCobb posted to the Climate Change board. 2:35 PM

Scenario Zero: Business as usual

I have uploaded to my public website a graph showing a global climate forecast out to the year 2140. This is intended to be the first in a series of climate scenarios that I have been planning. Scenario Zero is not at all likely, but it is represents [more]

Sun Nov 23

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 1:04 AM

Re: And the heat goes on...

Jim2B: I'm using geothermal heating.

Do you mean a Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geothermal_heat_pump), or something more exotic? How is it [more]

Thu Nov 20

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:51 PM

Re: The Bell Curve rears its head

Bell Curve authors (Herrnstein & Murray): intelligence is largely to mostly (40% to 80%) genetically heritable

Most people who see this statistic interpret it on the individual level: one's intelligence is partly inherited from [more]

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 1:03 AM

Polydeists want to know...

... if a tree falls in the forest, and Fox News is not there to cover it, is it still Obama's fault?

http://www.justpo.st/post/36800

My question: Who are these polydeists, anyway? And [more]

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