Climate Research

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Name: Climate Research
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Where Was Climate Research Before Computer Models?

Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball I think, Essex and McKitrick’s Chapter, Climate Theory Versus Models and Metaphors, in their book Taken By Storm, is a very good analysis of the challenges facing climatology. They ask, Do we have any clues at all on how to ... [Published Watts Up With That? - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Rick S. Piltz, whistleblower on climate policy, dies at 71

By ,Rick S. Piltz , a longtime climate policy analyst who exposed how top-level George W. Bush administration officials edited scientific reports to minimize the link between human activity and climate change, died Oct. 18 at a hospice center in Washington. ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Coimbatore gets 61.9 mm of rain

Comment · print · T TT+· T-THE HINDU Water flowing out of Muthannankulam after a heavy rain in Coimbatore on Monday. PHOTO: M. PERIASAMYNorth East Monsoon expected to bring good yield to districtNorth East Monsoon for Coimbatore has begun on a very ... [Published The Hindu - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

SFU project "CLIVE" takes People's Choice Award at MIT contest

CLIVE (Coastal Impact Visualization Environment) is a project co-directed by an SFU professor. The project won the People's Choice Award at a major MIT-sponsored contest that concluded in early October.The contest, entitled 'Communicating Coastal Risk ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

5 out of 8 tanks in Coimbatore are 100% full

COIMBATORE: Thanks to heavy rainfall, the city's tanks are brimming with water. On Sunday alone, the city received more than 290mm of rainfall. Out of the eight tanks within corporation limits, five have reached full capacity, according to data from the ... [Published Times of India - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION: The principles of focusing on long-term climate in a short-term world

Nicola Ranger of the Department of International Development (DFID) and Lindsey Jones of Overseas Development Institute (ODI) reflect on discussions that took place at the synthesis workshop of the Future Climate For Africa held in Cape Town in October, ... [Published Climate and Development Knowledge Network - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy rains continue to lash Kovai

The subways and arterial roads flooded due to heavy rains.(Photo: DC/File)Coimbatore:  Normal life was disrupted as heavy rains lashing Coimbatore for the last few days led to water stagnation and power breakdowns in several parts of the city.Arterial ... [Published Deccan Chronicle - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mismanaging climate change

Floods were trigge­red by climat­e-induce­d cloud-bursts but the destru­ction multip­lied due to poor govern­ment planni­ngThe writer is a former minister of state for environment and the Global Vice President of the IUCN. He is also the chairman of the ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Curbing effects: ‘Architects can play key role in reducing climate impact’

Pakistan, France to share practices for new construction. STOCK IMAGEISLAMABAD:Pakistan and France need to indulge in new overtures to provide grounds to architects to play a key role in limiting the impact of climate change by sharing the best practices ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Reducing food waste requires a whole systems approach - video

Tara Garnett, coordinator at the Food Climate Research Network at Oxford University, discusses how reducing food waste requires systemic thinking along the supply chain, as well as lifestyle changes.Read more like this:How much food does the UK waste? ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Earth-observing instrument activated on space station

Washington: In a bid to monitor Earth better, NASA has successfully installed and activated its first Earth-observing instrument – the ISS-RapidScat – on the International Space Station (ISS).The ISS-RapidScat will monitor ocean winds for climate research ... [Published Weekly Times of India - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

National MP wants climate research

(06:05)Climate change research is vital for the future of farming, says National Party MP Andrew Broad. 02/1 ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 02 2014]

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"What's happening now highlights the importance of preserving and replenishing the Amazon if we want to prevent São Paulo from becoming a desert" Nobre said. (Reporting By Adriana Brasileiro; Editing by Laurie Goering)
According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "The scientific achievements are significant in fields like climatology, dynamical understanding of the physical processes and social impact of cyclones, as well as in aspects related to the location of sensitive zones for individual cases, the climatology of sensitivity zones and the improvement of the forecasts through innovative methods like mesoscale ensemble prediction systems."
“I would be surprised if that [waters rule] would be the kind of thing that Obama would say, ` "This goes against what we're doing at my EPA so I have to veto it"  ” Kovacs said...
"The dialogue it has stimulated is one of our greatest success stories. It has brought science, our best science, into the public realm" said Nicholas Hedley, director of SIRL, and a SFU professor of geography...

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São Paulo running out of water as rain-making ... [Published AlertNet - 1 hour ago]
Impacts of the national budget for applicants [Published Nortrade - 5 hours ago]
China to be UAV market leader in 10 years: Russ... [Published Want China Times - Oct 23 2014]
More and better Norwegian research [Published Nortrade - Oct 23 2014]
Is Climate Hysteria Sustainable? [Published Oregon Magazine - Oct 23 2014]
New Findings from A. Jansa and Colleagues Has P... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 22 2014]
Where Was Climate Research Before Computer Models? [Published Watts Up With That? - Oct 22 2014]
EVANS: Success of the Swedes [Published UV Cavalier Daily - Oct 22 2014]
Rick S. Piltz, whistleblower on climate policy,... [Published Washington Post - Oct 21 2014]
Republicans Would Target EPA Power Plant, Ozone... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Oct 21 2014]
China’s GMO Stockpile [Published Technology Review - Oct 21 2014]
Coimbatore gets 61.9 mm of rain [Published The Hindu - Oct 21 2014]
SFU project "CLIVE" takes People's Choice Award... [Published Individual.com - Oct 21 2014]
5 out of 8 tanks in Coimbatore are 100% full [Published Times of India - Oct 21 2014]
A Man For All Seasons: Remembering Rick Piltz, ... [Published Think Progress - Oct 20 2014]
OPINION: The principles of focusing on long-ter... [Published Climate and Development Knowledge Network - Oct 20 2014]
What October? Mild Bias into Much of Next Week [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 20 2014]
Heavy rains continue to lash Kovai [Published Deccan Chronicle - Oct 19 2014]
Mismanaging climate change [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
Curbing effects: ‘Architects can play key role ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
Reducing food waste requires a whole systems ap... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
Earth-observing instrument activated on space s... [Published Weekly Times of India - Oct 17 2014]
A Response to Stephen Koonin’s Call to Inaction [Published Union of Concerned Scientists - Oct 17 2014]
Dust Takes Detour on Ice-Cloud Journey [Published Office of Science - U.S. Department of Energy - Oct 15 2014]
Reaching for the moon [Published Progress - Oct 15 2014]
Director, Centre for Climate Research Singapore [Published Eco-Business - Oct 15 2014]
CLIVE wins popular vote in MIT contest [Published Simon Fraser University - Oct 15 2014]
From the Third pole to the North Pole [Published The Hindu - Oct 14 2014]
Who is a more visceral hater of fundamental phy... [Published The Reference Frame - Oct 14 2014]
Far East meets High North for the first time [Published Barents Observer - Oct 13 2014]
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Where Was Climate Research Before Computer Models? [Published Watts Up With That? - Oct 22 2014]
Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball I think, Essex and McKitrick’s Chapter, Climate Theory Versus Models and Metaphors, in their book Taken By Storm, is a very good analysis of the challenges facing climatology. They ask, Do we have any clues at all on how to ...
A Man For All Seasons: Remembering Rick Piltz, ... [Published Think Progress - Oct 20 2014]
Rick Piltz, Founder and Director of Climate Science Watch (via CSW) “If we lived in a state where virtue was profitable, common sense would make us saintly. But since we see that abhorrence, anger, pride, and stupidity commonly profit far beyond ...
Who is a more visceral hater of fundamental phy... [Published The Reference Frame - Oct 14 2014]
It's a tie: both groups largely despise pure science and modern physics A month ago, I mentioned that an interview with Edward Witten had occurred at a very strange place, namely John Horgan's blog hosted by Scientific American.John "End Of Science" ...
Interview with Michael Mann [Greg Laden's Blog] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 07 2014]
Last Sunday, I interviewed climate scientist Michael Mann on Atheist Talk Radio. I do occasional interviews there on science related topics ( see this list of previous shows ). You can listen to the interview here: Play Now I’d like to take this ...
‘I’m Not A Scientist’: A Complete Guide To Poli... [Published Think Progress - Oct 03 2014]
This Feb. 4, 2014 file photo shows Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Thursday joined the growing ...
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BNP Paribas Foundation provides €2.7 million fo... [Published BNP Paribas Latest News - Jul 10 2014]
AQSystem signs agreement with Global Partner [Published AQSystem - Mar 03 2014]
Shelby Tilford to Receive NCSE Lifetime Achieve... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 29 2014]
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