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To tax carbon? or not? Examine the basis!

The state of Washington’s Gov. Inslee has established a task force to recommend ways to reduce the state’s carbon emissions footprint.  Washington State is blessed with abundant hydro and nuclear electrical power, making it 80% ‘Green’ in that sector.  Replacing the singular coal plant with ‘renewable’ Maybewatts or natural gas would be barely noticed.  As […]

Big Economics and New EPA CO2 Rules

Dr. Peter Gleick of the  Fakegate episode1 postulates that due to the ever rising US GDP2, the impact of the recent US EPA carbon emissions regulations3 will hardly be seen economically. Or, rather, show a continued and perhaps even better situation. Sure hope so.  His (and the EPA’s) reasoning4 is that by graphics it would […]

Sea Level Rise and IPCC

In recent weeks, the popular media is viewing with immense alarm the possibility of a huge sea level rise (SLR) as postulated by the most recent IPCC summary (biased?) recommendations and assessments (AR5) and U of Wash. studies. At the dawn of the 2013 (AR5) release, Dr. Fred Singer noted the changes in the IPCC […]

Hal Berghel on Mr. Snowden’s Legacy

According to Berghel, Mr. Snowden’s only offense was to start a public debate.