Daily Archives: January 11, 2013

Monetizing the Effects of Carbon

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I see that the New York Times (NYT) is going to close their environmental desk. Given that there still are actual environmental problems on the planet, I consider the closing as a sad commentary on … Continue reading

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The Royal Society Disaster Movie: starring the Ehrlichs and The Prince of Wales

This is funny and sad at the same time. The funny part is the fact that none of Paul Erhlich’s doom and gloom predictions about the human condition from the 70′s on have even come remotely close to true, the … Continue reading

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NYT pushes crazy claims about “extreme weather” but public interest wanes

From Tom Neslon who writes: Barking madness in the New York Times: Global warming blamed for coldest winter in China in 30 years and many other extreme cold events; story illustrated with a photo of snow on the palm trees … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – our big oil man

This isn’t a rounding error…

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“Canadian oil sands pollute nearby lakes. Report is blow to Keystone pipeline.” (Or Not)

The only “blow to the Keystone pipeline” is in the exaggerated reporting of the science… The “report” (Kurek et al., 2013) did find slight elevations (relative to 1950) of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in five lakes in the vicinity of … Continue reading

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