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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-12-21 (December 21, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: • “We’re spending money that we don’t have, to solve a problem that doesn’t exist, … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-12-14 (December 14, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: • “It is hard to overstate the damage done in the recent past by people … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-12-07 (December 7, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: • “Absolute certainty is a privilege of uneducated minds-and fanatics. It is, for scientific folk, … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-11-30 (November 30, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: Even then [18th century] it was clear to socially minded people that the openness of … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-11-16 (November 16, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: We have found it of paramount importance that in order to progress, we must recognize … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-11-02 (November 2, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-10-26 (October 26, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: Our imagination is stretched to the utmost, not, as in fiction, to imagine things which … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-10-12 (October 12, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President. ################################################### Quote of the Week: Political language “is designed to make lies sound truthful … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-09-28 (September 28, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: If an honest man is wrong, after demonstrating that he is wrong, he either stops … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-09-21 (September 21, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: A difficult question for the climate science community is, how is it that this broad … Continue reading

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Getting a second opinion on IPCC’s view of climate change

A common argument in warmist circles goes like this missive from Prince Charles: “If a doctor sees a child with a fever, he can’t wait for [endless] tests… The risk of delay is so enormous that we can’t wait until … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-09-14 (September 14, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, … Continue reading

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A Science-Based Rebuttal to Global Warming Alarmism

Guest essay by Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times On September 23, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is scheduled to release the first portion of its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). AR5 will conclude once again that … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-09-07 (September 7, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-08-31 (August 31, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.—Voltaire [H/t J.A. Curry & P.J. … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-08-24 (August 24, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: With four parameters I can fit an elephant, and with five I can make him … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-08-03 (August 3, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-07-27 (July 27, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious … Continue reading

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  The Week That Was: 2013-07-20 (July 20, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “Can any witnesses say they agree with Obama’s statement that warming has accelerated during … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-07-13 (July 13, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his income depends on … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-06-29 (June 29, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: : “The influence of mankind on climate is trivially true and numerically insignificant.” Richard Lindzen … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-06-22 (June 22, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-06-15 (June 15, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be … Continue reading

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Heartland’s NIPCC report to be accepted by Chinese Academy of Sciences in special ceremony

Note: I’ve been aware of this effort being underway for sometime, and I’m happy to be able to report it today. The fact that the Chinese undertook the effort speaks volumes. – Anthony Here is the Heartland press release from … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-06-08 (June 8, 2013)  Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: There is no harm in doubt and skepticism, for it is through these that new … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-06-01 (June 1, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week:. The great tragedy of Science – the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-05-25 (May 25, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week:. Climatologists are pessimistic that political leaders will take any positive action to compensate for the … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-05-18 (May 18, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “The influence of mankind on climate is trivially true and numerically insignificant.” Richard Lindzen [H/t … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-04-06 (April 6, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: For example, if you’re doing an experiment, you should report everything that you think might … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-03-30 (March 30, 2013)  Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: The first principle is that you must not fool yourself–and you are the easiest person … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-03-23 (March 23, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted. That men … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-03-02 (March 2, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “In conclusion, I hope that, on reflection, you will recognise that there should be a … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-02-16 (February 16, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “As long ago as 1994, cosmologist Carl Sagan expressed concern about the trend toward an … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-02-09 (February 9, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: The Stone Age didn’t end for lack of stone, and the oil age will end … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: 2013-02-02 (February 2, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: Occam’s Razor and the null hypothesis. William of Occam (1285-1347) was an English Franciscan monk … Continue reading

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