Your tax dollars at work – money down the carbon hole

Graphic: Lawrence Berkeley Labs The Department of Energy awarded $126.6 million in grants today to projects that will pump 1 million tons of CO2 into underground caverns at sites in California and Ohio. The grants are subject to approval from Congress. When private money is included, the amount spent on the projects will be about…

New Chaitén Volcano Satellite Imagery

The Chaitén volcano in Chile has produced quite a bit of ash and aersols. Two new satellite images of Chaitén in eruption have been made available at the NASA Earth Observatory Natural Hazards web site. The images were takenon May 5th, by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite and show the eruption…

Interesting commentary

My radio station http://www.kpay.com  has an opinion commentator named Bruce Sessions. He does a daily radio vignette called “Tidbits from the BS Notebook” which is a fun twist on his initials. He wrote a commentary on CO2 and IPCC policy today that is worth a look. It involves a letter from Hans Schreuder, an Analytical Chemist…