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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #159

The Week That Was: 2014-12-06 (December 6, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) The Game in Lima: The annual December meeting of the UN Conference of Parties (now COP-20) to the 1992 UN Framework…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #158

The Week That Was: 2014-11-29 (November 29, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) National Energy Policy: “You can accurately judge the viability of a potential energy source by the attitude of green activists to…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #157

The Week That Was: 2014-11-22 (November 22, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Science Adviser: Recently, the once obscure position of official science adviser has garnered the attention in the popular press. John Holdren,…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #156

The Week That Was: 2014-11-15 (November 15, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) China-US Agreement? On November 4, President Obama and his supporters incurred a major defeat in the non-presidential election. The opposing…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #155

The Week That Was: 2014-11-08 (November 8, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: it is “certain that the number of those who reason well in difficult matters is much smaller than the number of those who reason badly…. reasoning is like running and not…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #153

The Week That Was: 2014-10-11 (October 11, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Intentionally Vague? The quote below is taken from a lecture by Richard Feynman, as it was reproduced on Jo Nova’s blog,…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #152

THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Good Enough? The article by Physicist Steve Koonin “Climate Science Is Not Settled”, which appeared in the Wall Street Journal on September 19, is producing interesting responses. Now, the claim by the defenders of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change…