China poised to become the world’s largest net oil importer later this year - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
EIA's August 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts that China's net oil imports will exceed those of the United States by October 2013 on a monthly basis and by 2014 on an annual basis, making China the largest importer of oil in the world. [Via MT]States Tell Insurers: Ignore Reality, Believe In Politics! | Power Line
Here we see the insanity of global warming hysteria, distilled to its essence: “Some climate models suggest” that tornadoes, hurricanes and floods are increasing, so it must be true! But wait–don’t we actually know whether such severe weather phenomena are increasing? Can’t we just count them? Of course we can, and the reality (as opposed to the model) is that severe weather is not increasing at all.A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water | Environment | The Guardian
"What happens is that climate change comes on top and in many cases it can be the final straw that breaks the camel's back, but the camel is already overloaded," said Hayhoe.Twitter / BigJoeBastardi: August coolest since 04 so ...
August coolest since 04 so far.. 04 on left.
Cool into Texas will chop hot weather there in half by Aug 20 pic.twitter.com/eifYJHtNtt