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Huff Post Explains the Insurance Business to Warren Buffett

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Warren Buffett doesn’t understand the insurance industry; Or so suggests the Huffington Post, in a rather hysterical critique of Buffett’s lukewarm acceptance of climate dogma. Buffett’s case against the resolution boils down to this: “Thinking only as a shareholder of a major insurer, climate change should not be on your…

Another negative climate feedback found, this time in grasslands

In grasslands, longer spring growing season offsets higher summer temperatures North American grasslands face mixed bag of climate change effects From the NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Grasslands across North America will face higher summer temperatures and widespread drought by the end of the century, according to a new study. But those negative effects in vegetation growth…

The Kevin Trenberth Effect: Pulling Science Back to the Dark Ages. Part two – The Big Snow Job

Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Trenberth’s 1999 paper framing the effects of global warming on extreme precipitation declared, “With higher average temperatures in winter expected, more precipitation is likely to fall in the…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #216

The Week That Was: 2016-02-27 (February 27, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Power Plan; Science Argument: SEPP Chairman Fred Singer and Vice President Tom Sheahen joined eleven other distinguished scientists in filing a “Brief of…