Friday, April 30, 2010

Judith Curry: The Finale
JC: Senator Inhofe, Marc Morano, and Rush Limbaugh are politically motivated. Their rhetoric doesn’t help at all, and I think pretty much everyone badmouths what they have to say. My point is that it is incorrect to lump the skeptical bloggers with Limbaugh etc., and their rhetoric detracts from the case that the scientific skeptics (including the bloggers are trying to make).
Show Us the Cap-and-Trade Bill! - Chris Horner - Planet Gore on National Review Online
So why can't we see the bill?

Because of serious, career-threatening political risk, if it's given a good once-over before the cram-down.
Gulf oil slick is a disaster for world climate deal - Telegraph
Offshore oil drilling could become unacceptable, eliminating Barack Obama's bargaining tool with the Republicans, writes Geoffrey Lean.
U.S. coal burn up 7 pct for week - Genscape | Markets | Reuters
HOUSTON, April 30 (Reuters) - U.S. coal use rose 7 percent last week from the week before, Genscape said Friday, as unseasonably cool weather hit the Northeast.

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