Wednesday, June 26, 2013


THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: The Carbonated President: Obama unveils a war on fossil fuels he never disclosed as a candidate
WSJ.COM 6/26/13: President Obama's climate speech on Tuesday was grandiose even for him, but its surreal nature was its particular hallmark. Some 12 million Americans still can't find work, real wages have fallen for five years, three-fourths of Americans now live paycheck to check, and the economy continues to plod along four years into a quasi-recovery. But there was the President in tony Georgetown, threatening more energy taxes and mandates that will ensure fewer jobs, still lower incomes and slower growth.
Ryanair CEO blames notion of global warming on “environmental loonies” | Ice Age Now
“On the European Union plan to introduce a carbo- emissions tax on airlines….He began by deriding the notion of global warming, which he blamed on “environmental loonies” and “a bunch of incompetent European politicians taxing Europe’s consumers so that they can do something about climate change.”
Seven Millennia of Hurricane Activity along the Coast of Belize
In the words of McCloskey and Liu (2012), "sedimentary paleotempestological studies have documented that tropical cyclone activity levels in the North Atlantic have been characterized by significant fluctuations since at least the mid-Holocene, with activity regimes typically lasting from several centuries to more than 2000 years," based on activity-level estimates obtained from "site-specific hurricane strike histories derived from proxy records of overwash events attributed to land-falling major hurricanes."
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: Boehner spokesman: 'The standard the president set today should lead to speedy approval of the Keystone pipeline'

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