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jck101 replied to the Energy & Utilities board. 58 minutes ago

Re: Solar impact in Hawaii

This article has some details

http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2014/01/28/solar-hawaii-utiliti...

It seems like Oahu at least has fragmented [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 1 hour ago

Re: Massive Government Failure

One has to contemplate the notion that it is a "government" failure as it is in fact a democratic process that elects the government... so it is the voters of the state who are putting these policies in place.

If Obama [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 8:53 AM

Re: Massive Government Failure

If there was market pricing for water in CA, I'm pretty sure desalination plants would be cost-effective.

No they wouldn't, and that is the whole point. Currently, farmers are getting water at a much cheaper price than urban users. [more]

Thu Apr 16

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:20 PM

Re: Massive Government Failure

This is a MASSIVE PRIVATE MARKET FAILURE.

Except water in california is largely controlled by the state and federal government which completely undermines your point.

Is it a private market failure if a farmer who has water [more]

Mon Apr 13

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:45 AM

Re: Roger Pielke Jr.

I wonder how many people got burned financially in the stock market because they thought reading blogs made them expert in biotechnology or pharmaceuticals or the foreign exchange market.

Yeah, because if you had a professional [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:41 AM

Re: Fox News on asthma

...Warmer air can change pollination time and increase growth in fungi and mold, all of which contributes to the ever-increasing incidence of asthma....

I pointed this out previously. The question becomes what is the best way to [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:36 AM

Re: Roger Pielke Jr.

Yes we have, and you keep ignoring this salient point. If one lacks the expertise to critically evaluate the data, then one is dependent on experts. Hence the qualifications and motivations of the experts are relevant to assessing their [more]

Sun Apr 12

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:11 PM

Re: Roger Pielke Jr.

Not sure why people here think a record of funding isn't also relevant.

Because we understand that science depends on truth, not the person delivering the message, or where they get their income from or any of that. I think I've went [more]

Thu Apr 9

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jck101 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:31 PM

Re: Ingored holdings: WMT

Spoke to a friend in the construction industry today. He said Walmart is building 700 Walmart Neighborhood Markets in the NEXT twelve months. He commented Walmart's Neighborhood Market is primarily a grocery store aimed directly at the Kroger, [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:25 PM

Re: Ozone levels have been dropping

Judith Curry has some good paragraphs on this:

Nevertheless, climate change has become a grand narrative in which human-caused climate change has become a dominant cause of societal problems. Everything that goes wrong then reinforces the [more]

Wed Apr 8

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:38 PM

Re: And now lies from our President

Obama tells ABC he felt "terrible" fright when a young Malia told him she couldn't breathe and had to be rushed to the emergency room. He says he thinks every parent would wish to reduce such incidents by improving the [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:19 PM

Re: And now lies from our President

Actually, lots of medical evidence supports the President's statement:

One of the key arguments is that climate change leads to more plant growth which leads to more pollen, which leads to more respiratory problems.

By this [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:29 AM

Re: And now lies from our President

Cold makes asthma attacks worse, climate change should help out on that front.

You can probably spend a lot of money on fighting climate change before you see a public health improvement, I'm guessing if improved public health is your goal [more]

Mon Apr 6

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:44 AM

Re: Another nail in the GW coffin

Judith Curry linked Bjorn Stevens' presentation from Rindberg 2015, titled:

Some (not yet entirely convincing) reasons why 2.0 < ECS < 3.5

and concludes:

Well, and I did say that the reasons are not, yet, entirely
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Sun Apr 5

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jck101 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:36 PM

Re: Ingored holdings: WMT

If the median distance to a Walmart in the USA is 4.2 miles (http://therobinreport.com/walmart-can-crush-amazon/), and with new cars sold in 2014 getting over 25 mpg, and with gas [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:13 PM

Re: Another nail in the GW coffin

Judith Curry linked Bjorn Stevens' presentation from Rindberg 2015, titled:

Some (not yet entirely convincing) reasons why 2.0 < ECS < 3.5

and concludes:

Well, and I did say that the reasons are not, yet, [more]

Sat Apr 4

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:51 AM

Re: Another nail in the GW coffin

Here is a statement by Bjorn Stevens, the author of the study that the OP and every anti-AGW person on this board has mischaracterized (as usual).

[more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:43 AM

Re: Another nail in the GW coffin

Here is a statement by Bjorn Stevens, the author of the study that the OP and every anti-AGW person on this board has mischaracterized (as usual).

[more]

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jck101 posted to the Climate Change board. 9:53 AM

Solar and Coal

Thought this was interesting:

To evaluate the above quote, consider the difference in productivity between the solar and coal power production industries. Both industries support about 174,000 jobs in the U.S. while coal provides about [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:41 AM

Re: More of the usual in the UK

FYI the rich and political class operate by different rules so this is okay.

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