Monthly Archives: September 2013

SC Edison’s Power Content Label for 2012 – What Has Replaced San Onofre?

I have been waiting since January to find out what sources of power SC Edison used in 2012, especially to replace the nuclear power from San Onofre, that had been turned off since January of 2012. I don’t know why … Continue reading

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Did the IPCC Pull Its Punches In the Science Group Press Release?

The global climate models have been under criticism because of the recent plateau in the global surface temperature record, despite the smooth increase in climate model predictions. In the press release, the likelihoods are given for reaching 2 degrees C … Continue reading

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Physical and Statistical Comments about the Global Surface Temperature Data

There are recent articles about hand-wringing on presenting the Global Surface Temperature Data in the upcoming IPCC report. Since I am not a climate scientist or modeler, I should keep my mouth shut, and leave the presentation to the experts … Continue reading

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Costs to Businesses Opting Out of the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act and Businesses The understanding about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is that employers of more than 50 people have to provide health care for employees that work 30 hours a week or more.  Several large businesses … Continue reading

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PayScale College Salary Report of 2012-2013 for West Coast Universities

PayScale College Salary Report of 2012-2013 for the West Coast Universities is given at: This study has come to the forefront from an article in the New York Times of Sept. 13, 2013, by James B. Stewart. The mobile … Continue reading

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