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Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 7:31pm Global Weirding »
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Wacky weather hits Canada on winter's last day - Winnipeg breaks record high for month of March

Parts of Western Canada are facing blizzard warnings on the last day of winter, while some eastern cities are seeing sunny skies and temperatures that could hit as high as 25 C.

Winnipeg reached its highest temperature ever recorded for the month of March, hitting 23.4 C Monday afternoon, according to CBC Manitoba meteorologist John Sauder.
The previous record high for March in the Manitoba capital was 23.3 C, set in March 27, 1946.

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Earlier Monday, CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe said Winnipeg would typically have daily highs of about zero, with the city getting the kind of weather now that it typically sees in late May or early June.

Winnipeg broke a 102-year record on Sunday when the temperature reached 21 C, Wagstaffe reported.


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Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 4:15pm Global Weirding »
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Cherry Blossoms, Ice Boxes, BMWs and Climate Change

The United States has set over 2,000 weather records so far this year. In my home state of Minnesota, it was 80°F today. In the "nation's icebox," International Falls, in the northernmost tip of the state, the temperature was 79°F, a whopping 43° above the average high temperature for the date.

It was the city's hottest March temperature on record by 6°, but what was even more amazing is that it beat the previous record for the date by a full 13°! The US heat wave is now classed as a 4-sigma event, and one of the most extreme meteorological events in US history.

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These expected trends are consistent with what the insurance industry has been reporting. Consider this graphic from Munich Re, a major reinsurer of US property and casualty companies.

http://www.shawnotto.com/assets/images/munich_re_2010_natcat_review%207.jpg

What's interesting is that while categories of loss not related to the climate have stayed relatively constant, categories related to the climate have quadrupled in the last 30 years.


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Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 3:50pm OT Politics: you can discuss politics in this thread...but only here »
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The 3 charts that reveal the truth about gas prices http://thkpr.gs/ySPcHS
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Seller of racist bumper sticker defends use of N-word to describe President Obama http://thkpr.gs/wOMZCY


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Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 2:46pm ZNN AGM, who plans to attend »
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Now that we are close to the AGM it's time for the attendees that want to meet before and/or after to trade contact info.

If you want to "meet Fibb" on the 27th please message me on the new site

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Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 11:30am DW sells some equipment »
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dudes. this is neutral at worst. I take this as a good sign. DW finally found time to spring clean. He must be largely done tinkering.

IMO, DW is NOT selling this stuff because he is desperate for cash.

He's also not concerned about his name being attached to these ads.

He enjoys throwing out at little kook bait now and then.

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Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 9:29pm OT Politics: you can discuss politics in this thread...but only here »
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 2:06pm OT Politics: you can discuss politics in this thread...but only here »
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McCain calls on GOP to "get off of" war on women, start respecting "the right of women to make choices in their lives" http://thkpr.gs/wFnMv2


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Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 3:31am Global Weirding »
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Tweet:

HEAT WAVE: Since Sunday, there have been 943 new record highs in the U.S., just 9 record lows http://thkpr.gs/FSzOtl

This year, U.S. heat records have been outnumbering cold records by a stunning amount — 14-to-1 (19-to-1 in March)

Gerald Meehl, the lead author and a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), explained, “If temperatures were not warming, the number of record daily highs and lows being set each year would be approximately even.”

And in case you think the only extreme weather records being set this year are in the United States, remember, “Brutal Droughts, Worsened By Global Warming, Threaten Food Production Around The World.”

The really worrisome part is that we’ve only warmed about a degree and a half Fahrenheit in the past century. We are on track to warm five times times that or more this century (see M.I.T. doubles its 2095 warming projection to 10°F — with 866 ppm and Arctic warming of 20°F ).

In short, we ain’t seen nothing yet!


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Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 3:21am OT Politics: you can discuss politics in this thread...but only here »
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Santorum claims Obamacare will cost 2x what Obama projected. Actually, it will cost less than Obama projected. http://thkpr.gs/xhCQNH


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Sat, 17 Mar 2012, 3:06am The Cadre Foundation »
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Just another reason clean energy rocks: Solar panels help bring food, water and light to remote villages in West Africa http://ow.ly/9FOE4


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Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 4:20pm Prius C-"One" model Consideration? Anybody here have one yet? »
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RmW wrote:

...the Prius is quick from a light and to about 35 mph does well against most all 4 cyl small to mid size cars.

I think that's an understatement. It's very quick off the line. Nothing like a Leaf though.


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Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 10:22am Prius C-"One" model Consideration? Anybody here have one yet? »
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BKK wrote:

I have a 2005 prius with 110,000. I have driven it on many very long trips, one was 2500 miles in one week, to the grand canyon four corners monument valley etc.. the seats and the car are wonderful for long trips. I have now had the Hymotion plug in for over three years and 60,000 miles both stock Nickle metal and add on Li Ion batteries still going strong. I can see that the hymotion pack is starting to take it self out a little quickly when the state of charge reaches the last few bars on the indicator. Nothing I can quantify yet just notice it stopping quicker when almost depleted a small change in capacity.

If I keep my daily driving to 35 miles or less then I routinely get 100 MPG average for a tank. If I drive a few days a week for longer than the 35 miles (a couple of trips to the airport or long haul the kid here and there trips) I wind up with a mileage in the 70's average for the entire tank . Before I installed the plug in conversion I would get in the 40s no matter how I drove it.

BKK, I had an enginer PHEV kit ($3k) and it was nothing but trouble for 2 years. Nice to hear the hymotion is going strong. Sometimes you get what you pay for.

Sorry to hijack this thread.

I find the Prius Gen 2 seats hard to sit in for long periods. But they might have fixed that in the new subspecies Prii.

Over all the Prius is a great car/deal when bought used but not sure if it is when new.


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Thu, 15 Mar 2012, 7:24pm Framing the Climate Debate »
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http://www.theeestory.com/topics/9939


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Thu, 15 Mar 2012, 3:52pm OT Politics: you can discuss politics in this thread...but only here »
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http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/03/15/44...

GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has promised that if he wins the White House gasoline price will drop to $2.50 or even $2 per gallon. The former House Speaker also said that as president, he’d support (and join) an Israeli military attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Indeed, Gingrich said recently that “the red line is now,” referring to the point at which Iran’s nuclear program has progressed far enough to warrant military strikes.

Price economists have said that a promise to bring down gas prices to that level would be nearly impossible. But aside from that reality, the Hill newspaper reports that oil experts say that an Israeli attack would probably cause gas prices to rise significantly:

An Israeli military strike against Iranian nuclear enrichment sites would spike gas prices to between $5 and $6 per gallon, according to market analysts. [...]

“I think you will see $5 and $6 dollar a gallon gas,” said Andrew Lipow, president of Lipow Oil Associates.

Other analysts agreed that airstrikes would cause a spike in global crude oil prices, and a corresponding jump in U.S. gasoline prices that are currently averaging $3.82-per-gallon. But some declined to predict how large that spike would be.

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Thu, 15 Mar 2012, 2:28pm Brett Bradfield - Linked In »
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sunny makes a good point.

B that was so wicked. thanks for that post.

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Manager of Component Production. Hhhhmm.

I always thought it likely that Eestor would keep component manufacturing to themselves, with tight control of their trade secrets. Let others configure them for specific applications, and set up their own lines for eesu assembly.

OK, so here's the deal as I WAG it.

Sachem makes precursors. EEStor makes powder and components in LM's facilities. Flextronics assembles EESUs and PEM.

EEStor will PR these contracts up some day as the start of AHBL.


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