Tagged: global warming

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Thursday Throughput for June 6, 2019

If Musk’s full system comes on line, the simple fact is that no one has done the kind of careful study needed to figure out the impact of this constellation.

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Thursday Throughput

Saturn is losing its rings. The shepherd moons are keeping it together but the ice is slowing raining down on the planet and not being replenished. So be sure to take a look some times in the next … well, 100 million years.

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Climate Change is Real, and it’s Heating Up

Despite what many GOP contenders for the 2012 presidential nomination say, the Earth really is heating up, and the costs of global warming may be drastically higher than previous estimates suggested. Meanwhile, investigators in...

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Why don’t we treat free trade like global warming?

Belief in anthropogenic global warming is a sort of political signifier for American liberals – if you don’t think human activity is changing the Earth’s climate, they’re probably not going to take you very...

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Canada’s Century

Will global warming help make our Northern neighbor into a superpower?

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Lomborg Recants

Well, this is interesting (via Grist): The world’s most high-profile climate change sceptic is to declare that global warming is “undoubtedly one of the chief concerns facing the world today” and “a challenge humanity...

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No epistemic closure here!

One response to the debate over conservatism and “epistemic closure” has been to argue that, well, conservatism is ailed by no such disease. I highlighted Jim Manzi’s excellent takedown of Mark Levin’s Liberty and...

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The Problem of Denial

At Master Resource, Jim Manzi synthesizes several objections he’s aired to comprehensive greenhouse gas regulations in one easy-to-read Thomas Friedman take-down. I find this stuff pretty persuasive, but it’s worth noting that there’s real...

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What Do you Do After the (Climatic) Impossible Fails?

Here’s an interesting back and forth from the combox to ED’s post on climate change. (Found in comment thread #1). Kyle writes: I think – to some degree – you’re conflating two theories that...

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climate change is off the charts

Remember that big chart Al Gore used in his documentary?  If not, here it is: This chart shows the correlation of high global temperatures and high CO2 levels (though some have argued that if...

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One green to rule them all…

I have been pondering the issue of global warming lately.  I generally take a cautious position when it comes to climate change.  I am first of all uncertain as to what portion of climate...

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