Category Archives: global warming

THINKING IS HOT!


I didn’t know that thinking had such a major effect on global climate.  But Science magazine (25 Jan 13, Vol. 339) so states, so it must be true. Advertisements

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OBAMACARE FOR CLUNKERS


Interesting blivet on Yahoo News about the failed Cash for Clunkers (C4C) program.  C4C had been intended (on paper, anyway) to help the environment, but instead created an environmental nightmare.  A few representative points: The program’s first mistake seems to … Continue reading

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AL GORE AVOIDS GREEN INVESTMENTS


The self-proclaimed prophet of green, who would like to become the first carbon billionaire, seems to be minimizing his foray into green investments.  (h/t The Reference Frame)  According to Bill Gunderson of Gunderson Capital Investment, Gore’s portfolio “has Amazon, Colgate … Continue reading

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THE RAIN IN TEXAS


Not A Lot of People Know That reports on the sudden silence with respect to weather in Texas.  Last year, because of a draught, advocates of anthropogenic global warning (AGW) had wailed about “permanent draught” in the state (Joe Romm), … Continue reading

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THE ANNALS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE


Here is an abstract of a social science paper titled Crime, Weather and Climate Change by one Matthew Ranson: This paper estimates the impact of climate change on the prevalence of criminal activity in the United States. The analysis is … Continue reading

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A NEW CLIMATE BLOG


I just discovered a comparatively new climate blog called Not A Lot of People Know That.  Good reading, thoroughly documented.  Very much true to the J. Robert Oppenheimer quote chosen as a motto: “We do not believe any group of … Continue reading

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COOKING WARMING DATA


Anthony Watts, writing at WattsUpWithThat, has just announced the results of a five-year study of climate warming trends in the United States.  The study concludes that at least half of the warming trend in the United States is artificial due … Continue reading

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CARTOON COMPANIES


First we got Obelix, Idefix and Asterix (1959-present), who remain economic success stories because the, ahem, individuals who gave them birth understood the realities of business and offered a product that the public welcomed. Now we have Amonix (1989-2012), which … Continue reading

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ALTERNATIVE ENERGY AS SEEN THROUGH REALITY-COLORED LENSES


Spectrum, the magazine of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, recently published Vaclav Smil‘s article which takes a critical look at alternative energy promises and realities.  This is worth reading line by line in its entirety, so let me … Continue reading

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BANK OF AMERICA PLANS TO WASTE MORE THAN ITS ENTIRE BAILOUT


The Reference Frame caught this extraordinary waste of taxpayer resources – of all places on a Greek (!) business website. The essence of the article is that the Bank of America (BoA) is planning to spend $50 billion over the … Continue reading

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