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Signal / Noise Ratio (Sea Level)

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  • 4/7/20 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“Signal-to-noise ratio (abbreviated SNR or S/N) is a measure used in science and engineering that compares the level of a desired signal to the level of background noise.”, everything.explained.today

 

Another of the ...

Signal / Noise Ratio (Temperature)

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  • 3/31/20 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“Signal-to-noise ratio (abbreviated SNR or S/N) is a measure used in science and engineering that compares the level of a desired signal to the level of background noise.”, everything.explained.today

 

One of the primary ...

Silence of the Grid Experts - Highlighted Article

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  • 5/18/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change

 

From: Climate Etc.

By: Russ Schussler

Date: May 3, 2023


Silence of the Grid Experts


There are many reasons why grid experts within the electric utility industry have not spoken out when unrealistic “green” goals ...

Six Phases of a Project - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 7/25/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Six Phases of a Project

  1. Enthusiasm
  2. Disillusionment
  3. Panic
  4. Search for the guilty
  5. Punishment of the innocent
  6. Praise and honors for the non-participants

This “smart joke” apparently originated in computer science in the ...

Social Cost of Carbon

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  • 11/2/21 at 7:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The Social Cost of Carbon (SCC) is an estimate of the present value of the societal cost of the emission of one ton of carbon dioxide. The SCC is estimated using Integrated Assessment Models, none of which has been validated and verified. ...

Social Cost of Carbon - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 10/10/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Social Cost of Carbon: The social cost of carbon (SCC) is an estimate, in dollars, of the economic damages that would result from emitting one additional ton of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

The SCC is a highly malleable and deeply ...

Social Cost of Mandates - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 6/13/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Broken Window Economics: an event that seems to be beneficial for those immediately involved can have negative economic consequences for many others.

The US and most countries have energy economies based on fossil fuels, plus contributions...

Social Cost of Preferences - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 6/20/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Preference :the act, fact, or principle of giving advantages to some over others
:priority in the right to demand and receive satisfaction of an obligation

The federal government, state governments and state utility regulators have ...

Social Cost of Subsidies - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 6/6/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Subsidy: a grant by a government to a private person or company to assist an enterprise deemed advantageous to the public.

The US federal government, several state governments and numerous local governments offer subsidies to assist ...

Societal Cost - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 7/30/24 at 6:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The energy transition currently being pursued by the current Administration imposes several types of societal costs, many of which are ignored.

The cessation of fossil fuel use would strand approximately $60 trillion of coal, oil and ...

Socrates Shrugged

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  • 11/26/19 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the losers.”,  Socrates

“If the facts are against you, argue the law. If the law is against you, argue the facts. If the law and the facts are against you, pound ...

Solar by the Numbers - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 3/8/22 at 7:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The Administration goal of a fossil free grid by 2035 would require that the renewable portion of grid energy supply be supported by additional renewable generation plus electricity storage. The hourly, daily, monthly and seasonal ...

Solar Capacity Factor - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 3/26/24 at 6:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The capacity factor of solar photovoltaic generation systems varies as a function of geography, season, time of day, weather conditions and solar collector type. The most common utility scale solar array consists of numerous parallel rows ...

Solving the Climate Crisis

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  • 9/8/20 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The US House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis has released Solving the Climate Crisis, The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America, a majority staff report ...

Some Irreverent Independent Thoughts on Independence Day 2018

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  • 7/3/18 at 9:35 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The United States was on the “bleeding edge” of the end of colonialism in 1776. The US is the most successful of the ex-colonies, but has not attempted to use that success to become a colonial power. The US voluntarily ...

Specter of Climategate - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 8/1/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Climategate was an ugly blot on the Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia, the consensed climate science community and the IPCC in which they participated. The release of a batch of e-mails among a number of climate ...

Standards of Evidence

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  • 1/29/19 at 5:45 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The Paris Accords call for the developed nations to provide $100 billion per year by 2020 to fund climate change “adaptation and mitigation” programs in the developing nations. The Accords also call for the developed nations to ...

Standby Generator Issues - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 9/27/22 at 7:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Intermittent renewable generation displaces a portion of the output of conventional coal and natural gas generators, but does not replace those generators. However, depending on intermittent renewable market penetration, the annual output ...

Stark Reality

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  • 12/3/19 at 7:25 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The focus of the UN-led initiatives regarding climate change has been almost exclusively on mitigation programs, although attention is now turning toward adaptation as well. This is a timely and welcome change, though mitigation is still ...

Stasis

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  • 11/3/20 at 3:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Stasis : a state of static balance or equilibrium : stagnation – Merriam-Webster

All aspects of life on earth are subject to continual change. The changes are the result of numerous factors including: changes in the sun; changes in ...

Storage by the Numbers - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 3/15/22 at 7:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

A reliable electric grid supplied predominantly or exclusively by intermittent renewable generators such as wind turbines and solar arrays would require massive energy storage to provide continuous power to the grid when the output of the ...

Storage: GW & GWH - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 6/18/24 at 6:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change

The two defining characteristics of electric grid-scale storage systems are the amount of power they can deliver continuously (MW, GW, TW) and the total amount of power they can deliver before they are depleted (MWh, GWh, TWh). For example,...

STUDY: 96% of U.S. Climate Data is Corrupted - Highlighted Article

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  • 8/18/22 at 7:00 AM
  • Climate Change

 

From: Climate Realism

By: Heartland Institute

Date: July 27, 2022

 

STUDY: 96% OF U.S. CLIMATE DATA IS CORRUPTED


MEDIA ADVISORY:

Official NOAA temperature stations produce corrupted data due to purposeful placement in ...

Summer warming 1895-2023 in U.S. cities exaggerated by 100% from the urban heat island effect - Highlighted Article

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  • 10/12/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Climate Change

 

From: Roy Spencer, Ph. D.

By: Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D.

Date: September 26, 2023


Summer warming 1895-2023 in U.S. cities exaggerated by 100% from the urban heat island effect


We are now getting close to finalizing our methodology...

Suspend Skepticism - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 5/10/22 at 7:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Climate skeptics question assertions and projections which are not based on, or are in conflict with, observations and data. These are the common bases for skepticism regarding "adjusted” near-surface temperature measurements, &...

Tech Forcing Economics

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  • 6/15/21 at 3:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Technology forcing is a regulatory strategy that establishes currently unachievable and uneconomic performance standards to be met at some future point in time. ... Basically, technology forcing sets regulatory standards and provides...

Tech Forcing Risks

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  • 6/22/21 at 3:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Technology forcing is a regulatory strategy that establishes currently unachievable and uneconomic performance standards to be met at some future point in time. ... Basically, technology forcing sets regulatory standards and provides...

Technology Forcing

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  • 5/25/21 at 3:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Technology forcing is a regulatory strategy that establishes currently unachievable and uneconomic performance standards to be met at some future point in time. ... Basically, technology forcing sets regulatory standards and provides...

Technology Forcing - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 6/27/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Government regulators periodically issue regulations which they are fully aware cannot be met with currently available technology; that is, the regulations force the development of the new technology needed to satisfy them within some ...

Technology Forcing – 2050

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  • 6/1/21 at 3:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Technology forcing is a regulatory strategy that establishes currently unachievable and uneconomic performance standards to be met at some future point in time. ... Basically, technology forcing sets regulatory standards and provides...

Temperature and Anomalies

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  • 10/17/17 at 6:24 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Recently, there has been renewed discussion of absolute temperatures and temperature anomalies in climate science. This discussion is made more complex by the fact that “there is no universally accepted definition for Earth’s ...

Temperature Graphs

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  • 3/30/21 at 11:23 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

 

The graph below shows proxy-based global annual temperature anomalies from proxies for the period approximately 800,000 years ago to the present. This graph shows the cyclical nature of global temperatures over the period. The ...

Temperature Measurement Bias

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  • 7/31/18 at 7:56 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The evolution of ambient temperature measurement technology has exposed several fundamental biases in the measurements taken to monitor changes in the climate. These biases must be quantified and compensated for to maintain the integrity of...

Temperature Variability

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  • 4/27/21 at 3:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The consensed climate science community has argued that previous climate warming and cooling events were the result of natural variability, but that the recent warming is the result of increased anthropogenic CO2 concentrations in the ...

Temperature Variability 2

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  • 5/4/21 at 3:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The “Climate Crisis”, or “Climate Emergency”, or climate “Existential Threat” is an international political construct based on the projections of an ensemble of numerous, unverified climate models run ...

Temperature “Adjustments” ad Infinitum

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  • 3/6/18 at 6:27 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The temperature measurements taken to produce the global near-surface temperature anomaly record are “adjusted” for a variety of reasons.  However, the measurements are not “adjusted” once, to achieve a ...

Thanksgiving 2022 - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 11/22/22 at 7:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

We have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving and much to be concerned about as well.

We can be thankful that the increased CO2 in the atmosphere has contributed to increased agricultural productivity, which is essential to feed our ...

Thanksgiving 2023 - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 11/21/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

We have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving and much about which to be concerned.

We can be thankful that the much-predicted “climageddon” has not occurred and does not appear to be imminent, or even reasonable, despite ...

The 15-Minute City - ORIGINAL CONTENT

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  • 7/11/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The 15-Minute City is a relatively recent fascination of those interested in fomenting concern about climate change and using that concern to expand control over our lives.

The basic premise is a city, or section of a larger city, in which...

The Adjustocene

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  • 11/1/16 at 7:42 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The earth is currently experiencing the Holocene, the period of 11,700 years following the last major ice age. Some in the climate science community have begun referring to the most recent years of this period as the Anthropocene, ...

The Battle Lines are Drawn

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  • 8/30/16 at 8:59 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Climate change is the most politically charged scientific issue of our time. The positions of the parties are summarized from their platforms below in the direct quotations below.

 

Republican Party Platform 2016

Information ...

The Battle of Climate Hypotheses: The Green-House Gas Forcer Vs. The Winter Gatekeeper Round 3: The Two Arctic Paradoxes - Highlighted Article

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  • 8/1/24 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change

The Big Lie

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  • 6/25/19 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences ...

The Big Lie 2

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  • 7/2/19 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

One of the keys to “success” of “The Big Lie”, according to Joseph Goebbels, is that its proponents “keep repeating it”. This requires either a media controlled by the proponents of the lie, or a ...

The Big Lie 3

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  • 7/9/19 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The two historical components of “The Big Lie” are exaggeration of the situation and repetition of the exaggerated situation. In the case of climate change, the UNFCCC, the IPCC, national governments and the consensed climate ...

The Big Lie About Global Warming - Highlighted Article

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  • 9/7/23 at 7:00 AM
  • Climate Change

 

From: Science Matters

By: Ron Clutz

Date: August 19, 2023


The Big Lie About Global Warming

 

 

The notion that CO2 from human activities causes global warming has multiple flaws, many of which have been dissected ...

The Boy Who Cried Wolf - Hurricanes and Climate Change

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  • 10/31/17 at 8:10 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Hurricane Harvey was one of the most extensively and most accurately tracked and reported hurricanes in history. Predictions of its track, timing, intensity at landfall and expected precipitation amounts were extremely accurate. Federal and...

The Climate Industry’s Misdirection Campaign - Highlighted Article

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  • 5/30/24 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change

 

From: Breakthrough Institute - Substack

By: Jessica Weinkle

Date: May 3, 2024


The Climate Industry’s Misdirection Campaign


“If you could control someone’s attention,” asked the famous pick-pocket Apollo...

The climate ‘crisis’ isn’t what it used to be - Highlighted Article

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  • 12/1/22 at 7:00 AM
  • Climate Change

 

From: Climate Etc.

By: Judith Curry

Date: November 2, 2022

 

The climate ‘crisis’ isn’t what it used to be

 

Growing realization by the climate establishment  that the threat of future ...

The Conscience of a Skeptic

therightinsight.org/The-Conscience-of-a-Skeptic
  • 9/13/16 at 8:33 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

One of the principal foundations of science is measurement – the ability to determine what has happened or what is happening. The accuracy required of the measurement is frequently determined by the technical or economic ...