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The Climate Maggot Problem
American Thinker, by Sierra Rayne

Original Article

Posted By:SpeedMaster, 7/25/2014 9:12:21 AM

The war on rigorous science is now coming from all directions. Over at National Review, Reihan Salam has a piece regarding Australia´s purported repeal of its carbon tax where he argues that “the key to reducing carbon emissions is encouraging fundamental breakthroughs in low- and zero-carbon energy that will give rise to attractive business models that don’t require artificial subsidies, and that thus can spread rapidly across borders, and in particular to the developing world.” The only reason you would want to reduce carbon emissions in such a manner is because you´ve bought into climate alarmism. Apparently NRO is throwing in

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Buried within the article is the reason why CoC crony capitalists republicans lose.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/25/2014 9:31:21 AM     (No. 9939438)

National Review ain´t what she used to be.

WFB will crying.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/25/2014 9:48:23 AM     (No. 9939472)

IF the envirowacko´s really wanted to solve their imaginary problems they would want this scenario where business fixed the problems...but that isn´t what this is about. Libs love to create issues out of thin air so it supposedly needs a solution, then they use their political clout to lord over everyone to make our lives miserable and at the same time create some agency to employ themselves and their cronies.

IF everyone doesn´t understand this they need to!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/25/2014 11:11:51 AM     (No. 9939638)

Climate change made me forget our anniversary.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dman, 7/25/2014 11:26:37 AM     (No. 9939653)

Thanks, OP. Your comment inspired me to read this piece, which is much more substantive than the headline would indicate.

The article properly makes the case that "conservative" politicians must reject both a carbon tax and regulatory incentives for carbon-free breakthroughs. IMO, these breakthroughs are still a distance away. Energy transportation and storage technology (battery/fuel cell in particular) is the "weak link" in the chain, and is still not quite ready for widespread consumer deployment, both from an economic and safety standpoint.

The article finishes with a convincing reminder of the lack of correlation between carbon levels and actual climate activity. It does overlook, however, the scientific "fact of life" that correlation does not prove causality. It is "necessary, but not sufficient" evidence. Correlation only reveals the likely presence of cause and effect, but any causative mechanism must be clearly identified, theoretically supported and understood, and proved to be the case by careful, objective, repeatable empirical experiments to isolate it from other possible mechanisms (like solar activity). Then any causality must be quantified: how much of an effect does it really have?

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