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The UN Poll Redux

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A while back I discussed the UN Global Poll regarding what people around the world think is important to them. At that point there were about six million respondents. The people taking the poll are asked to choose (just choose, but not rank) the six issues that matter most to them…

An international team of researchers including UCI Earth system scientist Steven Davis has found that over time, cement reabsorbs a significant portion of the CO2 emitted when the material was manufactured. CREDIT
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Whoops, turns out concrete is actually a carbon sink

From the “settled science” department and the University or California Irvine, comes this inconvenient fact. For years we’ve been told by academics that cement is another nasty global warming contributor, because of CO2 released during production. “Cement manufacturing is responsible for 5 to 8 percent of global CO2 emissions,” notes Del Gado, a theoretical physicist…

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What’s That Musky Smell?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, the man who has made billions with a “b” by sponging off of your taxpayer dollars, the man you can always find face-down at the government trough, is at it again. Elon Musk now says that his whiz-bang glass solar roofing shingles will be, get this, cheaper than a “normal”…