In Oregon, farmers are revamping century-old irrigation canals to stem water loss

In Oregon, farmers are revamping century-old irrigation canals to stem water loss

Converting irrigation ditches into pipelines can save water — and create a new source of renewable energy.Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

DC-DC Power Converters Benefit from Thermal Management by Heat Sinks

Designed to keep DC-DC power converters running within their safe operating temperatures, these heat sinks ship pre-assembled with a layer of phase change thermal interface material to enhance heat transfer into the sink. All heat sinks come with three sets … Continue reading → Source: Advanced Thermal Solutions…

Confronting Climate Gridlock: How Diplomacy, Technology, and Policy Can Unlock a Clean Energy Future.

Who wouldn’t want to learn more? Daniel Cohan has provided an excellent opportunity to do just that, in his new book by this title. The hardcover version won’t be released until March 29, but the Kindle version is available now. … Continue reading → Source: AMS – Living in The Real World…

How Can Spiritual and Faith-Based Knowledge Systems Inform the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise?

That was the topic of an AMS Webinar at the beginning of this week. Here’s the online blurb: Presented by the AMS Interfaith Committee, hear stories, work, ideas from panelists across various spiritual/faith-based backgrounds on environmentalism, and how the AMS … Continue reading → Source: AMS – Living in The Real World…

Think like the Norwegians. Or think like [insert your favorite culture here].

On February 8 and February 10, LOTRW posts explored possible futures for the Weather and Climate Enterprise and associated steps/actions required to get there. These prompted a comment from Michael Douglas, which he posted in the American Meteorological Society Open … Continue reading → Source: AMS – Living in The Real World…

James Anderson’s new book is way-more-than simply “GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE CLIMATE

James Anderson’s new book is way-more-than simply “GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE CLIMATE.”

Last December, James Anderson published a new book: GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE CLIMATE: The Surprisingly Simple Math of the Planet and Inspiring Stories of Action and Innovation  (both Kindle and a paperback versions are available). Here are two reasons why … Continue reading → Source: AMS – Living in The Real World…

A politically resilient Weather/Climate Enterprise?

The previous LOTRW post, focusing on the future of the Weather and Climate Enterprise, and the need for sustained and strategic public-private collaboration, evoked a few responses from the AMS Community (thanks all around!). This thoughtful and extended contribution from … Continue reading → Source: AMS – Living in The Real World…