Wednesday, August 14, 2013


Lomborg: Renewables are stuck, although green hopes keep rising | Watts Up With That?
Globally, renewables have been *declining* for the last two centuries, and have remained stuck at about 13% for the past 40 years.
Making Science Public » More heat than light? Climate catastrophe and the Hiroshima bomb
[Warren Pearce] So without disputing the science behind the Hiroshima meme, one can see that the choice of *that particular* unit of comparison to communicate energy retention is a political one, framing the climate change problem as both man-made and catastrophic. However, the ever-present challenge in communicating climate change remains what one might call ‘the window test’. That is, there is a gargantuan gap between the rhetoric of four Hiroshima bombs per second and what I can perceive looking out of my window. Looking out of my window for evidence may be highly unscientific, but it is a response one might expect when talking about a risk which is un-situated in time and space in catastrophic terms.
Lisa Jackson Contacted Lobbyist from Private Email | Washington Free Beacon
Shortly after, she sent a second email: “P.S. Can you use my home email rather than this one when you need to contact me directly? Tx, Lisa.”
Canada unwilling to tackle 1.2 bln tonnes of CO2 from Keystone: green groups - News - Point Carbon
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14 (Reuters Point Carbon) – The Canadian government is unwilling to cut greenhouse gas emissions in exchange for approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a condition U.S. President Barack Obama has said must be met if the project is to win his endorsement, Canadian environmentalists said Wednesday.

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