Tag Archives: Cap-and-trade

Nightmare on Bird Street

There is a story about a Native American tribe getting steamrolled by what the author calls Big Wind today over at wattsupwiththat.com. I talk about the lunacy of switching over significant portions of electric grids to wind in Don’t Sell … Continue reading

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Krugman: Badly Misinformed About Climate

Paul Krugman has again asserted his right to be wrong about climate change today in The New York Times. Here is my response to Mr. Krugman which I have also posted on the Times site: I wonder by what percentage … Continue reading

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Cold comfort: Catlin team awaits re-supply

With adverse weather, including at least one blizzard, preventing its scheduled re-supply, the Catlin Arctic Survey expedition on the Arctic Ocean sea ice has slashed food rations by more than 80 percent. On normal sledging days, the team members consume … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Global Warming

  Thanks to Bethany Cole for this fine Christmas carol: On the first day of Global Warming, my true love sent to me Al Gore’s cap and trade policy. On the second day of Global Warming, my true love sent … Continue reading

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Frightened to death?

What if spending trillions of dollars to solve the imaginary problem of humankind’s distortion of Earth’s climate will prevent us from transitioning to clean sources of power without inducing foot shortages? If the Sun drives climate, and was responsible for 90 percent of the warming in the 20th century, and we’re entering a deep solar minimum, should that affect how we allocate resources? Is cap-and-trade’s freezing of socio-economic disparities between the First World and the Third World really the moral high ground? Continue reading

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