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2019 Retrospective

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  • 12/24/19 at 6:01 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The EPA 2009 CO2 Endangerment Finding is still in effect and provides the basis for multiple government climate change initiatives.

The EPA Clean Power Plan has been replaced by the EPA Affordable Clean Energy Rule, though the new ACE Rule...

2020 Prospective

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  • 12/31/19 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“Predictions are hard, especially about the future.”, Yogi Berra, American philosopher

The new year, 2020, is an election year in the US. While there are numerous issues which divide the two parties, climate change is sure to ...

A Failure of Belief

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  • 8/18/20 at 3:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“One of the problems we face in the United States is that unfortunately, there is a combination of an anti-science bias that people are — for reasons that sometimes are, you know, inconceivable and not understandable — ...

A Way Forward

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  • 7/14/20 at 3:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don't know we don&...

Climate Change Attribution

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  • 6/5/18 at 6:15 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Earth’s climate system is extremely complex, chaotic and not particularly well understood. The factors which have caused climate change over the past millennia continue to cause climate change today and will likely continue to cause ...

Climate Change Perversion

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  • 12/12/17 at 6:32 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“Climate Change Skepticism is “Perverse”, Pope Francis

Perverse: turned away from what is right or good: corrupt (Merriam-Webster)

There is ample historical evidence for climate change. Therefore, while false skepticism ...

Climate Linguistics

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  • 8/1/17 at 8:08 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Linguistics: “the study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and modification of language”

Climate discussions have had some interesting impacts on linguistics, though it would be inaccurate to refer to those...

Climate Science “The time has come, …”

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  • 3/21/17 at 7:50 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Climate science is important. Climate science is a mess. Climate science must be fixed. The new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator and the soon to be appointed new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and ...

Defending Climate Orthodoxy

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  • 1/9/18 at 6:42 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

scientific method: principles and procedures for the systematic pursuit of knowledge involving the recognition and formulation of a problem, the collection of data through observation and experiment, and the formulation and testing of ...

Full Disclosure of Climate Research

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  • 6/19/18 at 7:17 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

One of the hallmarks of scientific research is the reproducibility of research results by other researchers. However, reproducibility is extremely difficult, if not impossible, if all of the data, all of the analytical approaches, all of ...

Global Greening

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  • 9/4/18 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

A recent study by a multinational group of scientists has determined that: “From a quarter to half of Earth’s vegetated lands has shown significant greening over the last 35 years largely due to rising levels of atmospheric ...

How Do We Scare Them About Climate Change Now?

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  • 8/7/18 at 2:36 PM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Question:

What are the committed political science community, the consensed climate science community and the complicit media science community to do if the tens of millions of dollars spent on the creation of climate model based “...

Hurricane Dorian

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  • 10/22/19 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The weather system which has developed into Hurricane Dorian was first identified as a tropical depression on August 24th, 2019 approximately three quarters of the way from Guinea-Bissau on the northwest coast of Africa to Venezuela the ...

Irreproducibility and Climate Science (NAS)

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  • 5/22/18 at 8:25 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

REPRINT (with permission) from National Association of Scholars (NAS)

Edward A. Reid, Jr. has fifty years of experience in the energy industry in technical research and development, market development, marketing and consulting. He writes ...

NPR and Climate Change

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  • 6/18/19 at 6:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

NPR recently broadcast and published a piece entitled: “It’s 2050 And This Is How We Stopped Climate Change”. The approach they describe has 3 major elements.

  • Mass Electrification
  • Urbanization of Everything
  • Reduced ...

Replication and Climate Science

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  • 7/10/18 at 5:45 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

One of the potential approaches to dealing with the Irreproducibility Crisis of Modern Science is replication of the experiment. Replication of an experiment is far more expensive than merely attempting to reproduce the results of an ...

Selective Analysis when Studying Climate Change

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  • 9/18/18 at 5:47 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are focused on anthropogenic CO2 and other “GHG” (greenhouse gas) emissions as the cause of recent ...

Signal / Noise Ratio (Climate Change)

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  • 4/28/20 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

 

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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 Path to Deception

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  • 8/25/20 at 3:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Climate science is extremely complex because the climate is extremely complex and not completely understood. Scientific papers which report the results of climate research can be very difficult to read and understand because of the ...

What We Know About Climate Change

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  • 5/15/18 at 7:06 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“Anybody having to make a decision about climate science needs to understand the full spectrum of what we know and what we don’t know.” Dr. Steven E. Koonin, former Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy

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“Science is Real”

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  • 11/17/20 at 3:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Science  (Merriam-Webster)

1 : the state of knowing : knowledge as distinguished from ignorance or misunderstanding

2a : a department of systematized knowledge as an object of study //the science of climate

“Science is Real&...