In his letter of Dec. 3, Professor Abraham suggested that my climate data ignored the polar regions.
my climate data is global (includes the poles) as reported by the four
major organizations which collect this data: NASA; NOAA; the UK Hadley
Center; and the UAH.
Professor Abraham is indeed a well known
expert in the field of climate science, but he doesn’t take kindly to
opposing views. He manages to find me no matter where I publish. Note
his recent articles in the StarTribune and the St. Paul Villager.
is also a man named Goggins at the American Wind Energy Institute who
tracks me on the web. Whenever I say something less than complimentary
about wind energy, he jumps in with a rebuttal.
Minnesota fuels they love are what is actually hitting our pocketbook,
as those low density fuels require very large direct subsidies. Those
fuels also need so-called “must take” laws which require utilities to
buy their output.
We do need to continue research on wind, solar,
and biofuels, but at present they are not competitive with fuels where
nature did most of the work.