Acting, reacting and over-reacting

EPA BANS ARGON!   People, people, people. Settle down. Look closely at what they are doing: http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0558 Summary: EPA is providing a list of inert ingredients to the public which the Agency believes are no longer used in registered pesticide products. This notice solicits comment on the proposed list of ingredients to be removed from […]

… and to a voting machine near you

Calibration error my ass! First Illinois.  Now Maryland.  Where next? http://watchdog.org/179372/calibration-issues-maryland/ Remember what Stalin had to say on the issue: “Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything.” Edited on 10/27/2014 @ 19:45 Okay.  After doing some looking, I found this site: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10897 So, it seems some of the […]

A couple of graphs to show an absence of global warming locally, updated 10/21/2014

I decided to do a little comparison graphing. The first one  uses COOP data — Gillette 9 ese — from here: http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/cgi-bin/cliMAIN.pl?wy3855 which is data from 1902 thru 2013. I compared that data to data gotten from Weather Underground for the years 2013 and 2014 (up through September). (If you use the WU weather history […]

Climate Change Dictionary

The Climate Change Dictionary (with apologies to Ambrose Bierce and his Devil’s Dictionary) consists of  “Definitions” and “The rules from the Climate Change Handbook”. [Note: This is an ongoing effort which will be added to as additional definitions and rules become available.]   From Definitions are the following: 97 percent factor = The concept that […]