Monday, February 04, 2013

NPR Joins The Ranks Of Evil Deniers | Real Science
[NPR] There are far more polar bears alive today than there were 40 years ago

We have been pointing this out for years. What will it take for NPR to wake up to the rest of the scam?
Chula Vista says goodbye to a '50s-era power plant -
If the politicians had bittersweet memories of the plant that, at full capacity, could generate 700 megawatts of electricity, the attitude of environmentalists was "good riddance." The plant has been shut down since 2010 but during its active life was branded a major polluter.

Laura Hunter, an official with the Environmental Health Coalition, said the plant was "the poster child for our fossil-fuel past," from an era when it was politically acceptable to spew pollutants into the water and air, particularly if the downstream or downwind communities "are populated by people of color."
Alarmist Waffle: “Roasted, toasted, fried and grilled” – IMF MD Christine Lagarde « Tallbloke's Talkshop
So now we know why world bank chief scientist Bob Watson instructed IPCC lead authors writing the Summary for Policy Makers to pack it with “punchy take home messages” and “well-crafted tables and figures” – Orders from the Alarmist higher ups:
New paper by Richard Tol – Targets for global climate policy: An Overview | Watts Up With That?
I thought this paper was interesting, and it was (as part of a Twitter exchange) sent to me by request (thanks to Both Richard Tol and Bjørn Lomborg). I found figure 8 (shown below as part of the preview on Science Direct) to be interesting becuase it shows a positive impact of warming up to 2.0C and a negative impact afterwards  [So 1.99 degrees is good, but 2.01 degrees signals the end of human civilization?], suggesting that some warming is beneficial, but a lot of warming is not. All things in moderation I suppose. – Anthony. 

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