PLUG-IN ELECTRIC CARS – DO THEY MERIT THE HYPE?

Contributed by Robert Lyman @2016 Many western governments, having embraced the thesis that humans are responsible for catastrophic global warming, have sought to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in transportation by subsidizing the sale of partially electric (i.e. hybrid) vehicles and all-electric (plug-in) vehicles and by embracing ambitious targets for the market penetration of these vehicles. … Continue reading PLUG-IN ELECTRIC CARS – DO THEY MERIT THE HYPE?

Why satellite measurements provide better data than surface measurements

by Norm Kalmanovitch, P. Geoph. The global temperature is determined by the net amount of energy that the Earth receives from the sun because a portion of the sun’s energy is reflected back into space by clouds the atmosphere and the Earth’s surface (called Albedo) reducing the amount of energy that actually contributes to global … Continue reading Why satellite measurements provide better data than surface measurements