Friday, October 18, 2013


Obama plans to renew immigration, climate change efforts - The Washington Post
New York University public service professor Paul C. Light is pessimistic that Obama can accomplish much in coming months. He said Obama is running out of time to get things done in the face of GOP resistance and the decline of influence that comes with a second term.

“I don’t think that he’ll get anything. His agenda is finished,” Light said. “It’s a political tragedy, because he’s got more knowledge about the job and less juice to get it done.”
Nuns with a new creed: Environmentalism | Grist
these women are digging gardens and offsetting carbon...The IHM sisters spent $56 million, calling energy efficiency a “spiritual and moral mandate for the 21st century” and part of a “renewed vision for bringing about the dream of God on earth.”
How Science Is Going Wrong | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
Modern scientists are doing too much trusting and not enough verifying—to the detriment of the whole of science, and of humanity.
$0.11/kWh: Why Wind Is More Expensive than Advertised — MasterResource
“Wind, an expensive energy resource, becomes more expensive (uneconomical) when costs are added for an apples-to-apples comparison to conventional generation. With natural gas prices at $4.00/MMBtu, and long-term cheap gas contracts available to anchor new power generation, wind power projects are typically uneconomic on a variety of grounds.”

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