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Making ASSes of U and ME: SAIC/NAM/ACCF GIGO strikes again …

August 12th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Last year,  National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and that American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) made noise with a report written by SAIC showing that the Lieberman-Warner Coal Subsidy Act (misrepresented as the Climate Security Act)  would have devastating impact. Now, NAM and ACCF have long fought against any moves to clean energy and any [...]

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Tags: Energy · analysis · carbon dioxide · catastrophic climate change · climate change · climate delayers · climate legislation

Reviews are coming in: NAM/ACCF are full of it!

March 24th, 2008 · 6 Comments

While the National Association of Manufacturers and the American Council for Capital Formation take their dog-and-pony show of supposedly independent but fully deceitful analysis about global warming legislation around the country, reviews of the work are coming in from across the country. And, the common reframe:
Thumbs DOWN!

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Tags: Global Warming · analysis · climate change · climate delayers · environmental · lieberman-warner · politics · truthiness

ASS-U-ME

March 14th, 2008 · 4 Comments

“If you assume, you make an ASS out of U and ME.”  Yes, that old ditty from grade school has direct relevance from time-to-time.  The atrocious ACCF/NAM study on the fiscal implications of climate legislation seems to take this adage to a new level.
As already noted in Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and Statistics from industry [...]

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Tags: Global Warming · climate change · climate delayers · lieberman-warner · research