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Curious about claims that global temperature data are rigged? Or that satellites are the "gold standard"? Here's my deep dive.
How thermometer and satellite data is adjusted and why it must be done.
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My look at how the Nest smart thermostat tries to save energy, and their demand-response program that aims to help utilities shave usage during peaks.
How Nest’s smart thermostat tries to save energy and help the electric grid.
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+Devin Nelson $$
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My visit with a Vermont wind turbine manufacturer.
Ars visits Northern Power Systems to learn what goes into their wind turbines.
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Never really think about where power comes from and who works to bring us energy. Very enlightening 😮
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Here's the latest on this story, which is, if anything, heating up.
NOAA denies the study was hurried for political reasons.
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Here's my look at the new study making the rounds...
Estimate breaks with previous research, prompting skepticism.
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Just in case you thought there was some ambiguity...
Rep. Lamar Smith claims temperature data were fudged for Obama Administration.
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 Science isn't a democracy, it's a knock down, drag-out bar brawl.
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Powerful stuff from NASA's Piers Sellers, recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer...
I won’t live to see how civilization gets out of this mess. But I have hope.
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In case you were curious what happened at yesterday's Senate hearing, I sat through it for you. Yes, you!
Usual suspects accept Sen. Cruz’s invitation to declare the science unsettled.
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Cruz doesn't believe in man-made climate change because there's nothing in the Bible about man-made climate change. Just keep breeding and consuming. God will rapture us up just before the shit hits the fan. 
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AAAS, ACS, AGU, AMS, ASA, ESA, GSA... a lot of acronyms are not happy.
Letter from seven scientific groups expresses “grave concern.”
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Satellite map reveals river that flowed in wetter times.
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Failure to account for it has contributed to current population crisis.
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Unhappy with temperature data, he wants to see the e-mails of those who analyze it.
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And I bet that idiot knows jack about science!!
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science writer, community college educator, hydrogeologist
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  • Freelance science writer
    Freelance Science Contributor, 2011 - present
  • Madison Area Technical College
    Earth Science Instructor, 2010 - 2013
  • Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
    Hydrogeologist, 2011 - 2013
  • Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
    Hydrogeologist, 2011 - 2013
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slightly differentiated from the legion as Scott K. Johnson
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Hydrogeology, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Geology, Environmental Studies, 2004 - 2008