Tuesday, November 19, 2013


After Haiyan: how to act on scientific advice that's politically inconvenient? | Pielke Jr | theguardian.com
The IPCC, despite the fact that it has made some missteps in the past, is exactly the sort of institution for providing scientific advice to help evaluate conflicting and uncertain empirical claims. In the case of loss and damage from extreme events, the evidence is extremely strong. There is at present no evidentiary basis to support demands for reparations.
EPA’s “Public” Listening Session Turns Into Sierra Club Listening Session | Somewhat Reasonable
the Sierra Club had mobilized hundreds of activists, transported them via bus (I presume of the fossil-fuel powered kind), prepped their testimonies the night before, and completely dominated the morning speaker slots

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