Monthly Archives: November 2010

“I don’t know whether your grasp of theology or meteorology is more appalling”

In light of Rep. John Shimkus’s recent controversial remarks that we needn’t worry about global warming because “God said the Earth would not be destroyed by a flood,” I thought this was highly relevant:

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Why I’m a Climate Hawk

A few people have asked me why I care about climate.  Why get worked up, they ask, about something that won’t get really bad until after I’m dead?  The question’s a bit confusing for me, because my concern is motivated … Continue reading

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Climate craps: Global warming and uncertainty (or what to say when you hear “the science is not settled!”)

[Note, this is a re-post from my old blog, WAG] First was Snowpocalypse. Then Snowmageddon. And now the third major snowstorm to hit DC this year… Snowtf? I’m not even kidding, people are snowboarding down Lee Highway outside my window. … Continue reading

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Schlumberger CEO on climate change

[Note, this is a re-post from my old blog, WAG] I liked this quote (from an interview with the McKinsey Quarterly because it aligns well with what I’ve said before: And then on climate change, our opinion—and it’s my opinion, … Continue reading

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What happens when we delve too greedily and too deep – maybe Gandalf can stop the gusher

[Note, this is a re-post from my old blog, WAG] “Too deep we delved there, and woke the nameless fear.” – Gloin, The Fellowship of the Ring The Dwarves of Khazad-Dum perished not because their analysts failed to plan for … Continue reading

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New study regulates on free market alarmists, finds no downside to pricing carbon pollution

[Note, this is a re-post from my old blog, WAG] Cap-and-trade will have no impact on the US economy, a new report by the Energy Information Administration concluded yesterday. Chalk it up in the “yet another study shows no downside … Continue reading

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Cap-and-trade opponents sound like 6-year old Calvin complaining about cleaning his room

If businesses affected by global warming legislation would shut up, stop whining, and get to work cleaning up their act, they’d probably find that it wasn’t as bad or expensive as they thought. RELATED POSTS Calvin must be advising companies … Continue reading

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