Category Archives: California

People are Leaving Silicon Valley

As you read this article,  note that none of the in-state destinations include Nevada County. Why? Top 10 California counties that people are leaving 1. Santa Clara County Out of state destinations: Arizona, Nevada, Texas, and Idaho In state destinations: … Continue reading

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California Drought Report – Worst Drought Ever?

The California Department of Water Resources released a report on CA droughts on Monday. The Sac Bee has the story: The study largely dovetails with previous estimates that the latest drought, which was declared over last spring by Gov. Jerry … Continue reading

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NID Fake News? (2nd,Update 01-24-2018)

NID launches a fake news campaign in The Union to support the development of more water collection dams, pointing out that relying on the snowpack is no longer a reliable option due to anthropogenic climate change. The message is we need … Continue reading

Posted in California, Climate, Climate Change, Drought, Local, Local Media | 1 Comment

Heads/Hands Learning

In a comment at the Other Voices Column in The Union by George Rebane, Greg Zaller wrote: I just bought the video “Most Likely to Succeed” for our local library in the hope a public screening and discussion will result that … Continue reading

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A Dense Blob has Kept California Weather Dry.

By Dale Kasler and Ryan Sabalow writing in the Sac Bee. A series of persistent high pressure systems over the Pacific factored heavily in the five-year drought that ended last spring. The latest high pressure system produced one of California’s … Continue reading

Posted in California, Climate, Weather

Cosmic Rays, Solar Activity, Have Much Greater Impact On Earth’s Climate Than Models Suggest

The local progressive challenge is always “was it Peer-Reviewed?” Yes, this paper was peer-reviewed. Abstract: Ions produced by cosmic rays have been thought to influence aerosols and clouds. In this study, the effect of ionization on the growth of aerosols … Continue reading

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New Normal is Just the Old Normal (Updated)

“Wildfires have been in the news almost every late summer and fall. Every year, the media blames ‘climate change.’ Governor Brown says these Raging Wildfires are “The New Normal,” for which he Blames Climate Change. ” “The truth is the … Continue reading

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