Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Friday Funny / Quote of the week – the healing rift

I’m sure many WUWT readers on both sides of the AGW debate watched Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech last night. The most memorable line that got a standing ovation was a poke back at Obama’s famous line – “I am absolutely … Continue reading

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By this logic, Chris Mooney should be blaming Obama for not seizing the opportunity to talk about global cooling last winter

Sigh. This is so bad… it’s funny. For the record, it is now official; Chris Mooney is a paid political hack disguising himself as a science writer. I’m going back to calling him a “kid blogger”, because no adult could … Continue reading

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White House gets serious about space weather

From EOS,  Vol. 93, No. 25, 19 June 2012 White House and Agencies Focus on Space Weather Concerns “Space weather is a serious matter that can affect human economies around the world,” Tamara Dickinson, a senior policy analyst with the … Continue reading

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The “well funded” climate business – follow the money

Flashback, Michael Mann said this on October 5th, 2010: Our efforts to communicate the science are opposed by a well-funded, highly organized disinformation effort that aims to confuse the public about the nature of our scientific understanding. … Scientists are … Continue reading

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If Obama is going to kill coal, he has to hide the body

Guest post by Alec Rawls The graphics were changed in the last two days, but Conn Carroll at the Washington Examiner took a screenshot of Obama’s “All of the Above” energy policy page on Tuesday. “Notice anything missing?” he asks: … Continue reading

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New EPA rule will block all new coal-electric generation

Guest post by Alec Rawls The upcoming rule: … will require any new power plant to emit no more than 1,000 pounds of carbon dioxide per megawatt of electricity produced. The average U.S. natural gas plant, which emits 800 to … Continue reading

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President no longer worried about CO2: focus on alternative energy is economic says Obama, no mention of climate

Guest post by Alec Rawls “President no longer worried about CO2!” That’s what the headlines should have read last week after Obama presented an elaborate argument that alternative energy is the only viable response to high energy prices without ever … Continue reading

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The president’s fuel from algae idea – “Lower Than Pond Scum”

Guest post By Alan Caruba Between 1955 and 1959 I was a student at the University of Miami. It was perhaps the best four years of my life and remembered fondly for its combination of fun and learning. On Thursday, … Continue reading

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Regulatory Czar wants to use copyright protection mechanisms to shut down rumors and conspiracy theories

Guest Post by Alec Rawls As Congress considers vastly expanding the power of copyright holders to shut down fair use of their intellectual property, this is a good time to remember the other activities that Obama’s “regulatory czar” Cass Sunstein … Continue reading

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Amanda Carey: Green Movement Dead In The Water

Via the Global Warming Policy Foundation Friday, 06 January 2012 09:12 Amanda Carey, Capital Research Center A careful look at the history of environmental activism shows how the movement has been unravelling. Now it seems to be dead in the … Continue reading

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Chairman zero emission

I don’t usually go for political articles, but this one deserves mention for the wholesale idiocy about energy on display. Don Monfort writes: Submitted on 2011/10/01 at 10:24 am Sorry to stray off topic, but I was flabbergasted by something … Continue reading

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Obama administration ruled in contempt on drill ban

Excerpt from Bloomberg: U.S. in Contempt Over Gulf Drill Ban, Judge Rules By Laurel Brubaker Calkins – Feb 3, 2011 11:53 AM PT The Obama Administration acted in contempt by continuing its deepwater-drilling moratorium after the policy was struck down, … Continue reading

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Was this part of the inspiration for Obama’s SOTU goal: “by 2035, 80% of America’s electricity will come from clean energy sources”?

During last night’s State of the Union Address, president Obama essentially abandoned AGW proponents, and shifted the focus to energy, including uttering the greens most dreaded term: “clean coal”. He also set a bold goal that raised some eyebrows: I … Continue reading

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The words “climate” and “global warming” do not appear in the State of the Union Address

It appears that “global warming” aka “climate change” aka “climate disruption” are off the President’s radar. I’m sure this will appear as a snub to many in the climate business. He does talk about clean energy though: We’ll invest in … Continue reading

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Obama caves on promise, Internet to be regulated by FCC

From the WSJ: Even HuffPo thinks this is a bad idea:

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