Thursday, January 31, 2013

Joe Scarborough, Paul Krugman and the economist-pundit divide on debt and deficits
What if climate change happens so quickly and severely that the nation must start investing hundreds of billions of dollars to protect Florida from the sea?
German Manufacturing At Risk Because Of Low US Energy Prices | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
The CEOs of manufacturing industry are warning that production in Germany is at risk because of low energy prices in the United States. The energy prices there are now only a third of those in Germany.
Lord Turnbull: Evidence Counts Against Climate Change Alarmists | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
All this suggests that our climate continues to warm gradually, as it has done since early in the 19th century (which is long before CO2 concentrations started to rise). It may be more plausible to conclude that global warming is around 1°C per century with periods of faster and slower growth fluctuating around the trend, rather than the 3°C predicted by the IPCC. If so what is happening is interesting but it hardly justifies the epithet alarming.

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