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Surprising: Researchers correlate rheumatoid arthritis and giant cell arteritis with solar cycles

From the DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory What began as a chat between husband and wife has evolved into an intriguing scientific discovery. The results, published in May in BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) Open, show a “highly significant” correlation between periodic solar storms and incidences of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and giant cell arteritis (GCA), two…

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The green plan to make Capitalism cruel

A regular green claim is that, for the sake of the planet, we can’t afford any more economic growth. How many times have you heard something like the following: The other tough reality demanding more honest business reflection is the incompatibility of further, orthodox economic growth in the OECD with the 2C target. The structure…

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NYT: Developing world abandoning Obama’s green agenda, turning to China for help

h/t James Delingpole – The New York Times reports that the developing world is abandoning green tainted US backed global banking institutions, and is looking to China for infrastructure finance. According to the New York Times; American diplomats are upset that dozens of countries — including Nepal, Cambodia and Bangladesh — have flocked to join…

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Last 2 years running, The White House blamed extreme cold for the faltering economy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall President Obama’s economic advisors have just blamed the faltering performance of the US economy this year on cold winter weather – just like they did last year. According to Politico; Jason Furman, chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, recently told Congress the White House still “expects that the…