Global warming (page 36)

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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
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    Lindzen’s prediction seems especially prescient today

    Reading the following Associated Press copy on page 3A of this morning’s News & Observer … WASHINGTON — Global warming is leading to such severe storms, droughts and heat waves that nations should prepare for an unprecedented onslaught of deadly and costly weather disasters, an international…
    Mitch Kokai, March 29, 2012
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    EPA ignores Congress and the Constitution. What else is new?

    EPA’s power grab.  The Obama administration’s fuel economy standards will require an average of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.  CEI’s Marlow Lewis notes that this is not just about the costs but an administrative agency ignoring the Constitution and the will of Congress. The laws used by the…
    Michael Sanera, March 26, 2012
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    An analysis of the latest global warming fraud

    Those of you who follow the climate science debate closely should make a note to check the Commentary website early next month, when the magazine will post James Delingpole‘s analysis of the fraud involving Peter Gleick‘s deception of The Heartland Institute. For now, you’ll have to…
    Mitch Kokai, March 21, 2012
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    Romney and $2 Gas Taxes: Does He Agree with His Adviser?

    Mitt Romney has been saying a lot of the right things about global warming and opposing cap and trade legislation.  His record though, as columnist Deroy Murdock points out in the National Review Online, demonstrates a politician that could be described as an alarmist. Now comes a disturbing…
    Daren Bakst, January 23, 2012