The climate activist group National Center for Science Education embarrassed itself yesterday by making basic errors attacking climate science in Texas.
NCSE objected to proposed science textbooks that note many scientists question key components of alarmist global warming theory. NCSE’s attack on the science claimed educational textbooks should state there is no scientific debate on the causes of recent global warming.
The global warming activist group expressed particular outrage that science texts encourage students to consider competing scientific theories and make up their own minds. In a section titled “What do you think?” the textbook presents an argument from the United Nations that human greenhouse gas emissions were almost certainly the primary cause of warming during the late 20th century. The textbook also presents an observation published by the Heartland Institute that many scientists say the verdict is still out on the causes and natural factors may have played a major...
One of the nation’s most efficient, clean-burning coal power plants will be shuttered in a few years because bringing it into compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon dioxide reduction rule would be too expensive. A similar fate awaits coal-fired power plants throughout the country.
Operated by the South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. (SCE&G), the 60 year old McMeekin Power Station has an undersized boiler that would normally put it at a competitive...
Climate Change Weekly #138
In a recent essay in The Atlantic, Charles C. Mann purports to instruct readers on “How to Talk About Climate So People Will Listen.” Mann tries to find a middle ground between the Alarmists and the Skeptics. In this, he fails more than succeeds.
The vast majority of the article simply accepts and rehashes the dubious and sometimes outrageous assertions made by alarmists in the first place--points skeptics have already debunked.
Mann’s first mistake is missing the...
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