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Plumbing Lieberman-Warner’s shortfalls: doesn’t meet scientific requirements

April 18th, 2008 · 5 Comments

As one who has voiced, repeatedly, criticism of S-2191, the Lieberman-Warner Coal-Subsidy Act, it is important to occasionally return to facts (rather than rhetoric) to underline its weakness. Thus, climate legislation Principle #1 is “Scientific integrity”, that climate legislation is line with what science says is required. Let’s plumb the depths of Lieberman-Warner’s failures just […]

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Tags: cap and trade · climate change · Congress · emissions · environmental · Global Warming · lieberman-warner · politics

McBlurring McSame McCain …

April 18th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The McCain campaign realizes that they are in trouble, that it is critical for McSame McCain to blur the realities of McFlip, McFlop, McSame McCain to try to create appearance of quite substantive differences between himself and George W. Bush, to blur the reality that across issue after issue, it truly is McSame McCain. McCain […]

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Tags: climate change · Energy · environmental · Global Warming · government energy policy · john mccain · politics

What makes good reporting on climate change?

April 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

When considering the reporting on Climate Change, there is a real problem. Is this a “science” or a “policy”/”political” issue? If the first, then there is a different approach than if the second. “Science” reporting will have respect for fact and truth, with “objective” being associated with truth, with the more serious effort to pay […]

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Tags: 2008 presidential campaign · 2008 Presidential Election · climate change · environmental · Global Warming · journalism