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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 1:10 PM

Re: Memorial Day Weekend: Snow in New England...

Mammoth Mountain in California will also be open this Memorial Day weekend due to snow that fell last week.

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They used to be open for skiing in July. Maybe they will make it this year.

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:41 PM

Re: China + Pakistan

India, Taliban and other interested parties will not do anything with the road. They know that the China dragon will retaliate viciously for anybody messing with their road.

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 7:58 PM

Re: 1ft => $200 billion => 0.01%

During the 1850s and 1860s engineers carried out a piecemeal raising of the level of central Chicago. Streets, sidewalks and buildings were either built up, relocated, or physically raised on hydraulic jacks or jackscrews. [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:51 PM

Re: Solar

Your analogy is questionable when the facts are examined.

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Pete,

Your post is just nit picking my analogy.

#1 Of course there is always demand for electricity, but my point is that the highest [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:39 PM

Re: Solar

APS also owns and operates the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS) which is losing money when solar panels during the day are generating electricity.

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 2:10 AM

Re: 1ft => $200 billion => 0.01%

But at some point, the cost from sea level rise reaches a peak and then falls - because once you've completely lost a coastal city (like Miami), you can't lose it again.

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Why would the level [more]

Fri May 22

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:22 PM

Re: Poll: beef COOL poll

February 13, 2015

Alberta on high alert over first case of mad cow disease since 2011

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jaagu posted to the Energy & Utilities board. 1:04 PM

More CCGT plants in Virginia

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MHPSA) has received an order from Virginia Electric and Power Company (VEPCO) in Richmond, Virginia for the supply of three M501J gas turbines to be installed at VEPCO’s Greensville County Power [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 12:46 PM

Re: 1ft => $200 billion => 0.01%

So we could multiply the cost estimate by a factor of ten.

DB2

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It isn't linear - it more like:

1 ft - $200 billion
2 ft - $2 trillion
3 ft - $20 trillion
4 ft - $200 [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:13 AM

Re: OT: Nuclear powered desalination

Average Monthly Bill for Family of Four:

1. Atlanta, Austin, Seattle, San Diego San Francisco and Santa Fe are highest

2. Boston, Houston, Los Angeles are almost as high

3. Lowest are Chicago, Detroit, Fresno, Memphis, [more]

Thu May 21

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jaagu posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:40 PM

CA wastewater re-use

CA has plenty of water to tap into:

Dwindling water resources in California could boost support for wastewater re-use in the state to meet the demand, according to a new study conducted by the US based Bluefield Research.

Water [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:43 PM

Re: US starts repeal process of COOL

I sure do want to know where my meat is raised!

In California we have labels to show grass feed beef and the ranch where it came from. We even demand humane treatment of animals. We are also big on using local food sources - not out of state [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:00 PM

Re: Fear in Berlin & Brussels....

IMO the odds are 90% on the guns & knives being put away and Greece staying in the eurozone.

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jaagu posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:54 PM

New - carbon neutral ethanol

May 20 -- Under the desert sun of New Mexico, scientists have engineered ancient bacteria to produce carbon-neutral ethanol using just the sun, waste carbon dioxide and non-potable water. The fuel that results could one day be cheaper than oil. [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:52 PM

Re: OT: Nuclear powered desalination

A seawater desalination plant at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power station in California will make fresh water available to local authorities for fire fighting purposes.

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... the county approved a contract [more]

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jaagu posted to the Climate Change board. 2:11 PM

carbon-neutral ethanol

May 20 -- Under the desert sun of New Mexico, scientists have engineered ancient bacteria to produce carbon-neutral ethanol using just the sun, waste carbon dioxide and non-potable water. The fuel that results could one day be cheaper than oil. [more]

Wed May 20

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:10 PM

Re: Drought: It's not just the SW & CA

Yep! The whole west coast is suffering.

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:09 PM

Re: OT: Nuclear powered desalination

A seawater desalination plant at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power station in California will make fresh water available to local authorities for fire fighting purposes.

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Wait until the get the cost from PG&E - [more]

Tue May 19

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jaagu posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:28 PM

New solar technology

A new solar electricity generation system that developers claim is the most efficient in the world, is being tested in South Africa’s Kalahari desert.

Swedish company Ripasso, which is using the intense South African sun and local [more]

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