Not News: Government Lies to Save Face

Sub-headline: as usual, it blows up in their face. News is coming out that the Office of Management and Budget blocked NOAA from releasing its worst case scenario estimates for the oil spill. Seriously? OMB? A spokesman said “”The issue was the modeling, the science and the assumptions they were using to come up with their

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Posted by Tim on October 7th, 2010 • • Comments Off on Not News: Government Lies to Save Face

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Posted by Brian on April 6th, 2010 • • Comments Off on As Many As There Otter Be?

Another sad loss

Former Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall passed away over the weekend. He did as much as Muir and Roosevelt to create the Myth of Wilderness that inspired so many Americans, helping to enact the Wilderness Act in 1964 and helping to create Redwood National Park, Cape Cod National Seashore, and Point Reyes National Seashore. He fought in WWII. He led a lawsuit in the late 1970s against the government on behalf of Navajo uranium miners. The Udalls are one of the great (perhaps unsung) political clans of the country. He was a Great American, and one of my heroes: “Over the long haul of life on this planet, it is the ecologists, and not the bookkeepers of business, who are the ultimate accountants.”

The University of Arizona houses his manuscript collection.

Bob Edwards remembers Steward Udall: “I have lived in Washington, DC far too long to have political heroes, but Stewart Udall was the model of what a public servant should be.”

Posted by Tim on March 22nd, 2010 • • Comments Off on Another sad loss

El Niño and the internet

There’s been a lot of news about sea lions in California recently. It started when the famous sea lions at Pier 39 in San Francisco went missing (don’t worry, they’re coming back). Then Oregon wildlife officials started euthanizing sea

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Thanks to the internet (and a proxy to Cal’s library), that can easily be checked. A search for California sea lions from 1998-1999 on LexisNexis reveals:

CONSERVATION officials have found at least 700 pups of the rare New Zealand sea lion dead on a sub-Antarctic island, adding to reports of sea lion deaths in California, Chile and Peru. (The Scotsman, Jan 30 1998)

BABY seals and sea lions, deprived of food by the oceanic warming of El Nino, the weather phenomenon, are dying by the thousand on the islands off southern California. (Times of London, Dec 9 1997)

Note also that, perhaps not coincidentally, this was the year that orcas were first spotted hunting sea otters.

Posted by Tim on March 14th, 2010 • • Comments Off on El Niño and the internet

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EPA Moves to Regulate CO2

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DIY Remote Sensing

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