Tag Archives: CO2

Obama and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Keystone XL pipeline decision.


The Obama administration announced Nov. 10 it would delay a politically explosive decision on the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline until after the 2012 elections. Congress corrected this dithering by forcing Obama to make a decision one way or another. He chose not to build it. This decision was bad on so many levels […]

Obama and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Keystone XL pipeline non-decision.


Obama and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Keystone XL pipeline decision. The Obama administration announced Nov. 10 it would delay a politically explosive decision on the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline until after the 2012 elections. This decision was bad on so many levels it is hard to count them all. Let’s […]

No free speech in Australia, Carbon tax rules! A Limerick.


Gal Julia Gillard, P.M. from Canberra Does not like free speech, not on her Firma Terra.* Don’t mention the prices The Carbon tax rises. Obama and Julia. Transparency – Ha! * The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued warnings to businesses that they will face whopping fines of up to $1.1m if they blame […]

The electric car. Is it good or bad Karma?


The electric car. Is it good or bad Karma? Boy are we advancing in leaps and bounds: Here is the Roberts electric car, built 1896. It gets 40 miles to the charge. 116 years later, how far have we come in battery development? Most electricity is produced by burning coal. Much peak electricity is produced […]

A Climate skeptic’s epiphany response.


A Climate skeptic’s epiphany response. Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post started his op-ed with the sentence: “For the clueless or cynical diehards who deny global warming it is getting awfully cold out there”. Yes, indeed. It is getting cold alright. Robinson quoted Richard Muller, a true scientist, as having said “Global warming is real”. […]

The deadly tornadoes in the South, an early sign of global cooling.


The deadly tornadoes in the South, an early sign of global cooling. The first reaction to the headline might be: You got that wrong, every weather related calamity is the result of global warming caused by manmade actions. To get an answer let us look at an 1100 year history of the North Atlantic. During […]

The Malthusian option: Food or Ethanol? A Limerick with explanation.


When EPA regulates, they are but slobs; No thought what effect it will have on our jobs. (1) You want food? You want fuel? (2) The choice is too cruel. (3) A Malthusian choice, that’s why Mother Earth sobs. (4) (1) (2)TUCSON, Ariz., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — U.S. and European policy to increase production […]

In this age of skyrocketing food prices and shortages, get rid of ethanol as a fuel!


I just checked the price of corn. It is $ 7.82 a bushel. One bushel of corn makes 2.5 gallon of ethanol That makes the feedstock price to make ethanol $3.13 a gallon. Add to that 50 cents to make the stuff and distribute it and the price per gallon is $ 3.63. Since the […]

Record cold in Mexico. Food prices to soar. Civil disorder next?


It happened again, this time in Mexico. The City of Ciudad Juarez hit Zero degree Fahrenheit, a new all time low for the month of February. Freezing temperatures across a wide swath of the northern states the night of Feb. 3-4 have made a big impact in available fresh produce. Expect the effects to be […]

CO2, Man’s best friend.


They published a book I can recommend It tells CO2 is our very best friend. The warming is done. Saturated*, we won. Too hard for you warmists to comprehend? The book is called “The many benefits from atmospheric CO2 enrichment.” and can be ordered from: http://www.valeslake.com/bookmart.htm From: http://scienceandpublicpolicy.org/other/benefits_of_co2.html A synopsis can be downloaded in pdf […]