THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds solar cycle changes Earth temperature
A paper published today in the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics finds a significant influence of solar activity upon Earth temperature during the second half of the 20th century. The authors find surface temperature linked to the 11-year solar cycle, and also influenced by the timing of volcanic eruptions. Once again, the claim by climate alarmists that small variations in solar activity cannot control temperature or climate has been debunked by observations.On the Non-equivalence of Greenhouse Gases and Entitlement Spending - NYTimes.com
[Paul Krugman] Serious people are and should be deeply worried, indeed horrified, by the lack of action on greenhouse gases.[For $441k] Al Gore buys 59K shares of AAPL stock valued at over $29.6M
The SEC filing notes that Gore exercised the director stock option on Tuesday to acquire 59,000 shares at a price of $7.475 per share, meaning the purchase cost him roughly $441,000, reports The Next Web.
With AAPL closing Thursday $502.68 per share, Gore's 59,000 shares are currently worth some $29,658,120. According to the filing, Gore still has 61,574 non-derivative shares left after the transaction.