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Old 07-10-2019, 02:55 PM   #6181 (permalink)
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Just finished it.Thanks!
I'd really enjoyed his 'Beverly Hillbilly Oil',from a prior lecture.
I equally enjoyed his 'Arguing with a forest fire.'

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Old 07-11-2019, 04:49 PM   #6182 (permalink)
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I was a fan of Thom Hartmann ten years ago, but he sorta went off my radar. I see he is still putting on 3 hours a day. Here is an interview with Michael Mann:



Ten years ago he was viewing the world though a Founding Father/Constitutional lens, but now he's anti-Trump. ?? What happened?

Climate-wise, "what happens in the Arctic as we like to say doesn't stay in the Arctic"

We may, sooner than later, be praying for that Giant Asteroid.
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$10-13 dollar gas tax?


Also today, Scott Adams connected Cosmic rays to cloud cover, but asks for proof.
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Well 2/3 of voters are unwilling to pay more than $10 per month to help fix climate change and another poll shows only 6% of voters see climate change as being the most important issue to them, then a different poll showed more voters worry more about fake news than climate change.
It's pretty much a dead issue.
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“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.”
― Philip K. Dick, I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon

The one I saw put immigration first. 2/3 of voters are probably unwilling to live closer to work. We'll see how it works out for them.
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A gas tax won't stop people from buying gas, they'll just get a bit smarter about it. Countries that have high gas taxes function just as well as countries that don't - actually, much better in general.
Nordic countries have an extremely high tax on alcohol, but it does not stop them drinking, nor did their economy collapse; quite the contrary.

Tax money does not disappear... The government pays its bills with it.
Don't pay tax, then live with the problems eternal debt brings.
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Also today, Scott Adams connected Cosmic rays to cloud cover, but asks for proof.
I just finished 'SHATTERED CONSENSUS the true state of global warming',edited by Patrick J. Michaels,with Sallie Baliunas,S.B. Idso,K.Ya. Kondratyev,E.S Posmentier,and Willie Soon,2005,by the George C. Marshall Institute.
It's a 'skeptics' view of climate change,brought to us by the same folks who brought us GREEN TYRANNY.
There are 726 gross, scientific research paper references,10-chapters,291-pages.
They spend a good deal of one entire chapter on solar magnetism,cosmic rays,cloud condensation nuclei,cloud cover,and attempting to tease out a causal relationship to climate change.They never succeed,and recommend additional research.
There is some relationship,but the signal-to-noise ratio exceeds any discernible signal trend that might emerge from modeling,as far as climate forcing goes.As serious scientists,they've got to surrender to their own scientific metric,that if it cannot be represented mathematically,and reproduced by others,it won't fly.
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Well 2/3 of voters are unwilling to pay more than $10 per month to help fix climate change and another poll shows only 6% of voters see climate change as being the most important issue to them, then a different poll showed more voters worry more about fake news than climate change.
It's pretty much a dead issue.
When I see the broadcast news,they basically report that kitchen-table issues hardly include climate.It's border security,abortion,jobs,Iran and N.Korea.
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A gas tax won't stop people from buying gas, they'll just get a bit smarter about it. Countries that have high gas taxes function just as well as countries that don't - actually, much better in general.
Nordic countries have an extremely high tax on alcohol, but it does not stop them drinking, nor did their economy collapse; quite the contrary.

Tax money does not disappear... The government pays its bills with it.
Don't pay tax, then live with the problems eternal debt brings.
In Dr.Wysessions energy lecture,his take on more expensive fuel outside the USA,had to do with other nations attempting to reflect the actual societal cost of fuel at the pump,whereas,in the United States,we'd leave off all the externalities and pay unicorn,voodoo-economics,fairy tale prices,and just kick the can down the road as far as climate goes.
And as retired CIA's Chalmers Johnson's trilogy points out, Al Qaeda and ISIS are merely blow-back,in response to Americans imposing their filth by trespassing on the rest of the world via the atmosphere and other pathways.
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'SHATTERED CONSENSUS the true state of global warming',....,2005,....They never succeed,and recommend additional research.
True fourteen years ago, and still true today.

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