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Bulk Battery Storage of Wind Power a Myth

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
In the fall-out over South Australia’s wind powered economic and social calamity, the line has been repeatedly spun about fixing the mess with ‘rapidly improving battery storage technology’. It is little more than a ‘smoke and mirrors’ pitch by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers, designed to deflect…

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Surprise: humans had positive effect on rainforest environment

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
From the UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO: People enhanced the environment, not degraded it, over past 13,000 years New research shows that 13,000 years of repeated human occupation by British Columbia’s coastal First Nations has enhanced temperate rainforest productivity. CREDIT Will McInnes/Hakai Institute Human occupation is usually associated with deteriorated landscapes,…

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Four New Scientific Papers Show No Detectable AGW Sea Level Rise

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood? ? http://notrickszone.com/2016/08/01/all-natural-four-new-scientific-publications-show-no-detectable-sea-level-rise-signal/#sthash.xlBjTcEr.PTYr0iwo.dpbs ? No Tricks has an interesting post by Kenneth Richard: ? It is widely assumed that sea levels have been rising in recent decades largely in response to anthropogenic global warming. However, due to the inherently large contribution of natural…

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Feds go after science journals for deceptive practices

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
FTC Charges Academic Journal Publisher OMICS Group Deceived Researchers Complaint Alleges Company Made False Claims, Failed To Disclose Steep Publishing Fees FOR RELEASE August 26, 2016 The Federal Trade Commission has charged the publisher of hundreds of purported online academic journals with deceiving academics and researchers about the…