Global warming (page 34)

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    New at CJO: Noted climate scientist Pat Michaels debunks gloom-and-doom projections for N.C. sea levels

    Carolina Journal Online highlights research from the Cato Institute’s Patrick Michaels, longtime Virginia state climatologist, that debunks wild claims about rising North Carolina sea levels.
    Mitch Kokai, October 2, 2012
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    O’Rourke on climate indoctrination

    There’s no link yet, so you’ll have to trust your faithful correspondent when he tells you that P.J. O’Rourke brings his A-game to a Forbes Life essay describing a less-than-stellar summer trip to Rome. While the entire piece is interesting, the following should elicit a chuckle from anyone…
    Mitch Kokai, September 14, 2012
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    Pat Michaels questions Obama’s climate science

    Patrick Michaels of the Cato Institute, former Virginia state climatologist, shares with National Review Online readers his critique of President Obama’s approach to climate science. Obama gets a lot of his climate information from NASA’s Jim Hansen, an astrophysicist who heads the Goddard Institute…
    Mitch Kokai, September 12, 2012
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    CO2 Emissions Drop to 20 Year Low

    Did you hear about the drop in CO2 emissions this year?  I didn’t think so.  It seems to have been kept pretty quiet.  But here it is.  According to an Energy Department report, in the first 4 months of 2012, U.S. CO2 emissions dropped to roughly 1992 levels. …
    Julie Tisdale, August 17, 2012
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    Britain’s obsession with wind power will cost its electricity customers big

    It is no secret that governments around the world have become obsessed with massive subsidies for wind power. Of course, the reason why it must be subsidized is because no rational utility company would choose such an inefficient source for generating its electricity. But the costs go way beyond…
    Roy Cordato, August 15, 2012
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    Sloppy Science and Environmental Scaremongering

    In his weekly newsletter today, Dr. Roy Cordato highlights two really interesting examples of highly exaggerated claims by the environmental establishment. The first regards the North Carolina Division of Air Quality’s assertion that the 2002 Clean Smokestacks Bill is responsible for recent dramatic decreases in mercury emissions.  Are those claims…
    Julie Tisdale, July 19, 2012
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    Re: NEA Environmental Education (Stoops)

    First I want to say that, with regards to Terry’s last line I think he is lying. He is not wondering anything of the sort. He knows that these folks will not entertain points of view that are inconsistent with their left wing environmentalist agenda. Now to my more substantive…
    Roy Cordato, July 3, 2012
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    Cato Institute’s Patrick Michaels details the impact of the ‘government-scientific complex’

    Have you ever noticed that almost every piece of news involving new global warming research describes how conditions are “worse than we thought”? Dr. Patrick Michaels has. The Cato Institute senior fellow and former Virginia state climatologist says you can thank the “government-scientific complex” for the prevalence of gloom-and-doom news.
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2012