Thursday, February 07, 2013

Arizona legislators want teachers to be able to choose sides on global warming
The proposal by Sen. Judy Burges, R-Skull Valley, requires school board to create an environment "that encourages pupils to explore scientific questions, learn about scientific evidence, develop critical thinking skills and respond appropriately and respectfully to differences of opinion about controversial issues.''
...she made it clear she believes only the environmentalists' viewpoint is being presented.

"I just feel that are students are being inundated with things in classrooms,'' she said. "Students should be given all side of the story,'' Burges said, something they may not be getting now.
Chris Mooney’s Chartsmanship in the Service of Alarmism | Watts Up With That?
Gotta love those charts … in any case, let us consider the headline, “Humans Have Already Set in Motion 69 Feet of Sea Level Rise”. I suppose it is true IF we are the cause and IF the decline continues, both of which seem doubtful. Assuming all that were true, at the current rate of -131.5 km2 of ice loss per year, Greenland will be ice-free fairly soon, in only … well … 1,900,000 km2 ice area / 131.5 km2 per year annual loss ≈ 14,500 years from now …
European carbon price 'inching ever closer to zero' | Environment |
"Dramatic", "enduring", "meltdown" – the words used by leading analyst firm Thomson Reuters Point Carbon to describe the continued slump in global carbon prices could not be starker. And according to analysts the chances of prices recovering in the near future remain extremely thin.

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