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Posts Tagged ‘solar’

Annual Heating Signal from Solar Input

Posted by Jeff Id on October 25, 2008


I found something quite interesting about Tamino Foster’s latest post. He did a Fourier analysis of measured temp data. He started with a difference in measurements between RSS and UAH, — Interesting coincidence that he just now started looking at the “difference” between measurement types this week. Odd considering that my posts last week weren’t worth reading and belonged in the dump. Anyway he found something quite interesting. A regular one year signal hidden in the temp data.

Here is the original data.

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Solar Forcing – Can the Sun Heat the Earth?

Posted by Jeff Id on September 6, 2008

An interesting article which makes the controversial point that the Sun actually might heat the Earth. It sounds crazy to me. The link is HERE.

This is an interesting graph that anyone interested in climate change should know. Most scientists don’t believe that solar variance causes all of the change we see, yet most also will tell you that this is some of it. In reality nobody really knows.

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Biden and Obama -The Campaign with a Lack of Energy

Posted by Jeff Id on August 23, 2008

The biggest issue facing America this year and will be the economy. There are two things loading it down very heavily now, housing and energy. Most of us were wise enough and lucky enough not to own a house which we later couldn’t afford but all of us are paying for broken government policy.

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Energy and Politics Part Deux – Wind energy

Posted by Jeff Id on August 19, 2008

I wanted to cover wind energy also, just to get some idea of the number of acres wind farms it would take to create the hydrogen fuel and the costs. This is a rough estimate, but it will get us in the ballpark. Read the rest of this entry »

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