Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #307

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President. Bureaucratic Science Continued: Last week, TWTW discussed the concept Bureaucratic Science which occurs when a government entity, or a similar organization, charged with applying the best science possible, drifts from its purpose and institutes policies and procedures…

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Doomsday Climate Scenarios Are a Joke

Climate economic models refuse to consider how society will evolve and adapt.  By Oren Cass One study says world GDP will drop 20% by 2100, but Iceland and Mongolia will be rich beyond imagining. Debates over climate change are filled with dire estimates of its cost. This many trillions of dollars of damage, that large a…

NYT contradicts itself on Arctic warming

Michael Bastasch at the Daily Caller writes:   The New York Times ran an editorial Sunday about the effect climate change had on discovering the Northwest Passage that appears to contradict claims the Arctic ice is melting at cataclysmic rates. The editorial: The Northwest Passage That Might Have Been Global warming would have helped famed fur…

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Icelandic President: Stop Joking about Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The President of Iceland is concerned that his people don’t seem to be taking global warming seriously. In Iceland, global warming no longer a joke: president Sophie Hares MARCH 11, 2018 PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Icelanders have long joked that global warming was something people on…