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No wrongdoing in ´social cost of carbon´
development, says federal watchdog

Washington Examiner, by Zack Colman

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/25/2014 7:10:30 PM

The federal government used sound methods to develop its updated "social cost of carbon," a tool used to measure damages inflicted by rising carbon pollution, *according to the Government Accountability Office. The GAO said federal agencies used viable academic models and sources, disclosed the limitations of its estimates and included new information, and followed a consensus-based decision process when updating the social cost of carbon. The agency made no recommendations to agencies for changing their processes. The Obama administration raised the social cost of carbon in 2013 from its introductory level in 2010, a move that incensed conservatives and industry

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Is this the GAO that is supposed to be so allegedly bipartisan?? It is absolutely infuriating that they can seriously say this garbage when it´s based on fraudulent "science" and lies.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 8/25/2014 7:25:07 PM     (No. 9980823)

What about the social cost of blacks murdering whites? Productive members of society being snuffed out by welfare thugs.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Scribelus, 8/25/2014 7:49:16 PM     (No. 9980854)

Pseudo-arithmetic for easily gulled suckers. (that is, Democrats.)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 8/25/2014 9:27:05 PM     (No. 9980982)

I guess I missed the vote that resulted in the consensus. Consensus is not science and science is not consensus.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: richwill, 8/25/2014 9:58:22 PM     (No. 9981031)

We can thank a loser by the name of algore for the carbon fiasco.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 4poster, 8/26/2014 2:12:46 PM     (No. 9982016)

Even if true (it´s not), China and India are counteracting any reduction we might make. So how can they claim a benefit?

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