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Global Warming and the Oceans

Longtime Subscribers to MOST know where we stand on this issue: we’re “Deniers.”  At least that’s what the folks on the other side of the issue label us.  We prefer to call ourselves “scientists.”  But what better way to kick …
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Global Warming Update

Long-time readers here at MOST know our position on the global warming issue; we have not changed our mind.  But there are a few recent stories out that seem to support our position, and we thought we might share them …
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Global Warming … Again

If you do a site search here at MOST, you will find that, apart from water system operations topics, no topic comes up as much as global warming.  I haven’t posted lately on this topic, but those of you who …
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Bigger River Flows = Global Warming?

In this morning’s Los Angeles Times, Margot Roosevelt interviews two scientists regarding an interesting new finding: the world’s river flows are increasing. See: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/10/global-warming-river-flows-oceans-climate-disruption.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29 UC Irvine conducted a study on worldwide river outflows to the oceans, using new ‘satellite technology …
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An Examination of Environmentalists

I just came across a series of articles being published by the Washington Examiner this week, all dealing with the Environmentalist movement in the United States. See: loans with low interest rates http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/Examiner-Special-Report—Big-Green-Environmentalists-arent-really-about-clean-air-and-water-103848559.html I have yet to read all of …
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Is Cap and Trade Okay With You?

I caught a brief segment on the Sean Hannity show over the weekend, related to the “Cap and Trade” legislation that has been percolating on Capitol Hill for the past several months. You can see the 6-minute piece at http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/hannity/index.html …
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The Microbes Will Inherit The Earth

Technical difficulties and personal scheduling conflicts have limited my blog production this week — I apologize. A couple of days ago, there was a terrific story in the LA Times. See: http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-oil-bacteria-20100825,0,1471710.story As we have related previously in this blog, …
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The Oceans Are Getting Clearer!

My first real job was a lab assistant position with the County of San Luis Obispo, while I was a senior in high school. My main duty was to clean laboratory glassware. That’s right: I was a glorified dishwasher. But …
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Who Is The Endangered Species Here?

Bettina Boxall of the Los Angeles Times reports today on a newly published report commissioned by the California State Water Resources Board, at http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-water-delta-20100722,0,2161458.story The report concludes that exports of water for humans in farms and cities must drop by …
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What’s in Our Energy Future?

Did you know that the largest single consumer of electricity in California is the water industry? Today, water and energy are inextricably linked. But what does the future hold for us? It promises to pose an even greater linkage between …
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Is It Necessary to Destroy Humanity in Order to Save It?

In today’s LA Times, Greg Goldin shows us the real playbook of the extreme environmentalist: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-goldin-20100426,0,2186700.story According to Goldin, the Iceland volcanic eruption “did us an unheralded favor. Believe it or not, all that ash swirling into the upper atmosphere …
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Another NASA Scientist’s View of Global Warming

Thanks to my long time pal Dave for sending me this editorial from the National Review Online: http://article.nationalreview.com/432225/earth-day-turns-40/roy-spencer This NASA scientist has just published a book with the intriguing title, “The Great Global Warming Blunder: How Mother Nature Fooled the …
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Moderation in All Earth Day Things

We have all heard the expression, “Moderation in all things.” Among the first to espouse this philosophy was Aristotle, as expressed in his “Doctrine of the Mean.” (That’s mathematical average “mean,” not nasty “mean.”) In short, the wisdom being imparted …
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The Earth is Limited; Is Humanity?

I hope that you’ve all marked it on your calendars: Earth Day is this coming Thursday! http://www.earthday.org/earthday2010 I ask you to be vigilant this week. Don’t just accept what you are told by supposed experts and those with strictly political …
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Volcano!

Lots to write about today, but very little time – and I have been absent since Monday. Perhaps I will have to get something out over the weekend. The big news that I want to address is the Iceland volcanic …
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