Category Archives: Science

Dr. Keeling’s Curve

George Shea published a video of his play (1 hour, 17 mins), Dr. Keeling’s Curve,  on YouTube in February 2017.   Based at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Dr. Keeling measured carbon dioxide levels around the earth, starting in 1958.  In … Continue reading

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Reliability of the grid

The National Academies Press  just published “Enhancing the resilience of the nation’s electricity system.” Electric power transmission and distribution reliability are critical to our “safety, productivity, comfort, and convenience.”  The electric power system has vulnerabilities that we would do well to … Continue reading

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Dogs at the Zoo and the Universe too!

We enjoyed more than a hundred enthusiastic visitors at our “History of the Universe” table on April 22 at the Rally for Science ZooMT ! Citizens’ Climate Education (Billings) and Eco-Angela (a program of Angela’s Piazza in Billings) volunteers presented two activities:  a puppet … Continue reading

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“The Power of Change”

This 300 page book published September, 2016, by the National Academies Press (chartered by Congress) is the most up to date and credible analysis of the current status of technologies and policies supporting clean electric power technology. It can be downloaded for … Continue reading

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“314 species on the brink”

                                                           According to Audubon’s Birds and Climate Change Report  of 2014, “shrinking and … Continue reading

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Regional Climate Change and National Responsibilities

The Letter from James Hansen and Makiko Sato  published March 2, 2016 by Environmental Research Letters is another in a long series of  “must-reads” from climatologist Hansen. The paper starts with an update on observed global warming in recent decades with … Continue reading

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Way to go, Bill Nye

Bill Nye explains carbon tax on https://www.youtube.com/embed/CwrJtO8s-L0

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