Monthly Archives: January 2015

Does the Climate Change Debate Come Down to Trust Me versus Show Me? – Further thoughts on Error Avoidance

Author’s Note: This post represents a follow-up to an earlier post on Type I and Type II Error Avoidance and its Possible Role in the Climate Change Debate. For those of you returning to this posting you will note that … Continue reading

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Type I and Type II Error Avoidance and its Possible Role in the Climate Change Debate

As I mention in my “about me” section, I have been reading the climate change literature since the early 1990’s. In doing so I have developed my personal views on the topic that are loosely defined as those of a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on blogging about renewable energy alternatives, Energiewende and how BC can do better

So I have been writing this blog for about three weeks and have been both pleased and surprised by the positive and negative reviews. The most fascinating responses have been, not unexpectedly, from non-scientists of the progressive ilk. The number … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism and Ecomodernism, Renewable Energy | 8 Comments

On Renewables and compromises, Intermission: Energy Density and Power Density

So I want to get to the obvious next steps in the world of renewables: solar, wind and tide. Don’t get excited though because before I do I have to introduce you to a couple important topics in any discussion … Continue reading

Posted in Renewable Energy | 4 Comments