Green Weenie of the Week: NPR | Power Line
this week’s winner is from the “what-took-so-long” category: NPR.Twitter / RogerPielkeJr: Spot on: @wmconnolley Mull ...
Spot on: @wmconnolley Muller is still rubbish http://on.natgeo.com/ Me: Bigger issue is how @NYT let itself be conned into running op-ed[In case you missed it: Warmist William Connolley on Muller] – Stoat
Their work is (as far as I can tell) purely a matter of pulling together a temperature record. They’ve done none of the attribution work you’d expect, in order to talk about attribution. And what they say (How definite is the attribution to humans? The carbon dioxide curve gives a better match than anything else we’ve tried. Its magnitude is consistent with the calculated greenhouse effect – extra warming from trapped heat radiation) appears absurdly naive.Record number of coal-fired generators to shut down in 2012 | The Daily Caller
Facing declining demand for electricity and stiff federal environmental regulations, coal plant operators are planning to retire 175 coal-fired generators, or 8.5 percent of the total coal-fired capacity in the United States, according to an analysis by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).