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Rafe’s Roundup Friday 8

Opinion and Commentary from the Centre for Independent Studies. Important briefing from Richard Lindzen on the three main groups who participate in the climate debate. These are (1) the scientists associated with the IPCC, (2) the skeptics and (3) a … Continue reading

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Why wind won’t work to provide reliable power Mk III

Someone gave a tick to Mark III the Windy Odyssey video so people are invited to circulate. Still room for improvement but shorter and sharper with a clean shirt, an ad hoc teleprompter and friends standing behind it making faces … Continue reading

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The problem with electric cars

The problem with electric cars is that they run on electricity. That is depicted as a feature but it becomes a bug when electric power is in short supply. Consider the situation when we lose Liddell and another old power … Continue reading

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Where’s Wally? I mean wind and solar?

h/t Des Moore, world energy by source. From the Global Warming Policy Forum.

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New York shows the Democrat way of the future in the US

Losing residents, a shortfall in revenue? Who would have thought?

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The Lomborg newsletter

Bjorn Lomborg on a range of development issues.

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Inside Venezuela

A report from ground level in Venezuela via Rebel News.

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100% green power. What could go wrong?

No major disaster, the town is still connected to the Texas grid so the lights never actually went out. Expensive but! Political leaders in a college town in central Texas won wide praise from former Vice President Al Gore and … Continue reading

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Deadly white colonists caused the Little Ice Age

Something for the You Could Not Make It Up file. Well you could not make it up but someone did. Colonisation of the Americas at the end of the 15th Century killed so many people, it disturbed Earth’s climate. That’s … Continue reading

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Rafe’s Roundup 1 Feb

Opinion and Commentary from the Centre for Independent Studies. Alan Moran’s climate news roundup including Judith Curry’s report that there is no acceleration in the rising sea levels. IPA study finds 358 breaches of legal rights in Federal laws. The … Continue reading

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