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30 March 2012
Land Spout in Nuevo Laredo State in Mexico
Land spouts are not tornadoes but some have occasionally caused damage. This is one of the biggest I have seen. The wiki entry on them is good. It even mentions a paper by my former synoptic professor Howie Bluestein.
Minneapolis Meteorologist Paul Douglas Gets It Right
I still hear some on air meteorologists say some surprisingly silly things about climate science and some have ended up looking rather foolish as well. The numbers of AMS seal holding meteorologists ( I am one of them) who believe that every major science body on Earth is wrong about climate are slowly dwindling. I was once a skeptic as well, but after spending the time to look at the …
Sierra Club Tells The Truth About Coal
If you are the company hire stop make the dirtiest form of energy look good, how do you do it? You Just put the word CLEAN in front of the product. You cannot watch cable news these days for long without seeing some program sponsored by “clean coal”. The science says otherwise. There is no such thing as clean coal. Is it possible? Perhaps someday, but it appears the cost …