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Global weirding with Katharine Hayhoe: Episode 3

Posted on 1 November 2016 by Guest Author

Global Weirding is produced by KTTZ Texas Tech Public Media and distributed by PBS Digital Studios. New episodes every other Wednesday at 10 am central. Brought to you in part by: Bob and Linda Herscher, Freese and Nichols, Inc, and the Texas Tech Climate Science Center.

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  1. Kathaerine

    Talk to us about how power companies are integrating privately owned renewable energy generating systems into their grids in such a way that it is worthwhile both for the power company and for the small investor in renewable energy.  This is the barrier to greater uptake.  The cost of equipment has reached the level of economic feasiblility.  The power companies all over the world are dragging their feet.  What models are there out there that we can point to.  Power companies are like sheep.  They need a leader.

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    [GT] Spelling corrected.

  2. I raised the issue of Katharine's name few times here.

    Now I started down-voting all posts where Katharine's name is mispeled. It'd be nice to have some bot to automatically send an email to the offending commenter reminding their mistake.

    William@1 you have Katharine Hayhoe's name boldfaced at the title, how could you've missed it?

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  3. #2 Your complaint would have more traction if you had not MISPELLED mispelled a common word.

    I am often guilty. A neurological problem of mine called Benign Essential Tremor often helps me generate mispellings, a.k.a. typos. Composing in a word processor document and then pasting helps greatly.

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    [JH]  Please note that the use of all caps is akin to shouting and is prohibited by the SkS Comments Policy.

  4. chriskoz @2, while I think spelling names correctly is desirable as a matter of ettiquette, the variant spellings of Katharine only because of variant faulty reproductions of the original greek name,  Aikaterine; followed by various phonetic spellings of the word.  In short, Katharine is only Katharine because some among our ancestors misspelt Katerine.  So while it is a point of etiquete to spell names as the person who they name desires, it is a small point of ettiquete - and hardly worth down voting a post over. 

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