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Someone Tell the Pope: Environmentalism Crushes the Poor | Power Line

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 19, 2015, 11:36 PM
Yesterday the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity released a report that documents how the Obama administration’s war on coal (and on cheap energy…

The Climate Wars are Damaging Science « JoNova

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 19, 2015, 11:36 PM
Matt Ridley has produced the shortest whole, killer summary of the sordid state of climate science, science journalism, and science associations for Quadrant…

Pope Francis’s Climate Encyclical: Help Poor People by Dismantling Industrial Civilization

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 19, 2015, 11:26 PM
Probably a big carbon footprint The Vatican released Pope Francis’s encyclical on climate change, Laudato Si’, on 18th June. It is, in general, scientifically…

Pope Francis’s Vow of Poverty — for All

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 19, 2015, 2:27 PM
Hopes that the pope’s encyclical will narrow the climate-change divide are likely to be dashed. “The earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an…

Misinformed on Common Core? This Won't Set You Straight

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 18, 2015, 8:53 AM
Latest Study State Capitalism vs. Private Enterprise Donghua Chen, Dequan Jiang, Alexander Ljungqvist, Haitian Lu, & Mingming Zhou Featured Event June…

Net neutrality rules: Not just for ISPs

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 18, 2015, 8:23 AM
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The Return of Catholic Anti-Modernism - Climate Change Dispatch

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 18, 2015, 8:20 AM
Written by R. R. Reno, First Things on 18 June 2015. Commentators are sure to make the false claim that Pope Francis has aligned the Church with modern science.…

How Many Windmills Has the Pope? | Power Line

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 17, 2015, 9:46 AM
Pope Francis has become a deeply problematic figure, all the more so after his encyclical on global warming was leaked to an Italian publication. The letter,…

Donald Trump is America

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 17, 2015, 9:20 AM
P.J. O’Rourke at the Daily Beast: “Garish Tastes, Awful Hair: Donald Trump Is America” — or at least America after the left had their way with it in the 20th…

Neil Peart Has No Clue What He's Talking About

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 17, 2015, 8:55 AM
Full disclosure: I happen to think Rush is terrible. But the critics’ aversion to their Objectivist-laden science fiction rock operas was always a point in…

High-Tech Solar Projects Fail to Deliver

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 17, 2015, 8:45 AM
Some costly high-tech solar power projects aren’t living up to promises their backers made about how much electricity they could generate. Solar-thermal…

Time for Sachs to Get Sacked | Power Line

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 16, 2015, 10:53 AM
If there’s anybody who can rival Paul Krugman and Tom Friedman for knowitall smugness, it’s Columbia University economist Jeffrey Sachs. We’ve taken note before…

Why Net Neutrality Is Not Helping the Internet

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 09, 2015, 3:48 PM
Must Reads Export-Import Bank Internet Freedom King v. Burwell Marriage Lawnews Video After the Government Takes His Life Savings, This 22-Year-Old Fights for…

Has NOAA 'busted' the pause in global warming?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 05, 2015, 4:41 PM
by Judith Curry A new blockbuster paper published today by NOAA: These results do not support the notion of a “slowdown” in the increase of global surface…

Heartland Conference, Statistics Classes, Statistics Books, & Statistical Cups

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 05, 2015, 4:03 PM
Heartland Conference I’ll be there, speaking Friday on “The Need To Believe In ‘The Solution’ To Global Warming”. This is a paper which I’ll try to find a home…

NOAA Fiddles With Climate Data To Erase The 15-Year Global Warming ‘Hiatus’

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 05, 2015, 1:17 PM
NOAA’s updated data was also criticized by climate scientists with the libertarian Cato Institute. Scientists Richard Lindzen, Patrick Michaels and Chip…

Could This Be The Argument That Strikes Down FCC Net Neutrality?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 04, 2015, 3:20 PM
There’s been no shortage of legal challenges to the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules set to take effect later this month, but a new…

Isn't It About Time Climate Scientists Confessed?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 03, 2015, 9:34 AM
View Enlarged Image We’ve mentioned before that the climate models the United Nations and others use to claim that the planet is becoming dangerously hot are…

U.S. plan to cede Internet domain control on track: ICANN head

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 03, 2015, 9:05 AM
WASHINGTON A controversial Obama administration plan to cede oversight of the non-profit that manages the Internet’s infrastructure is on track to gain…

White House Begs American Companies To Join Climate Change Freak Out

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 03, 2015, 9:04 AM
By Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett is quietly working behind the scenes to build a coalition of major U.S.…
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