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, at the behest of people we didn’t elect.” Douglas Carswell, Tory MP for Clacton, UK…

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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 who thought they knew more about the world than they really did.” – British Economist…

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, an unattainable ideal.” Cassius J. Keyser, American Mathematician Number of the Week: 1 million and…

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 the possibilities was an opportunity, and that doubt and discussion were essential to progress into…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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 our ignorance and leave room for doubt. Scientific knowledge is a body of statements of…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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 the most oppressive. – C.S. Lewis, [H/t Jim Johnson] ################################################### Number of the Week: $22,195,000,000…

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 are not really there, but just to comprehend those things which are there. – Richard…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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 and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” — George…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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 being wrong or he stops being honest. Anonymous [H/t Tim Ball] ################################################### Number of the…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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 community of researchers — full of bright and thoughtful people — allowed intolerant activists who…