Category Archives: carbon
A new climate study hit the news last week. It predicts extremely hot temperatures in specific locations more than 50 years out. It uses computer modeling. Past computer models have done a poor job of predicting climate that has already happened. Maybe these are better models. Who knows?
Those emissions, by the way, declined in the US over the last 15 years, while soaring world-wide. Global warming has stalled over the same period according to The Economist.
Here’s the blow by blow in the battle for the hearts, minds, and votes of carbon based life forms.
EPA official Al Armendariz washed his hands of his Roman centurion approach to oil and gas executives.
“They’d go into a little Turkish town somewhere, they’d find the first five guys they saw and they’d crucify them,” Armendariz continued. “And then you know that town was really easy to manage for the next few years. And so you make examples out of people who are in this case not compliant with the law.”
The president angered his union base to please his green base by stopping the Keystone pipeline. Now he’s taking credit for building a part of the pipeline that doesn’t require his approval. He’s also taking credit for drilling that didn’t require his approval. This could anger his green base. He calls it his All of the Above Strategy.