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I don’t think I’ve pushed this before, but “Master Resource,” a new free market energy blog, is in full swing. Not everyone posting there is necessarily an Austrian (though some of us are), but everybody is definitely aware of the problems of government intervention.

More important, the posters really know what they are talking about. In particular, I want to draw your attention to Chip Knappenberger, who is a co-author and works with global warming “skeptic” Pat Michaels. Before I publish anything relating to climate models, I run it past Chip to make sure I don’t embarrass myself. (True, I still embarrass myself, but on non-climate issues.) Check out his post on the hysterical warnings about global warming ruining crop yields. (Hint: the most pessimistic projections assume farmers are morons and don’t react.) Chip posts the charts below which show that the warming of the 20th century certainly didn’t harm crop yields:

 

 

Robert P. Murphy is a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute and Research Assistant Professor with the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University. He is the author of many books including Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action (Independent Institute, 2015) which is a modern distillation of the essentials of Mises's thought for the layperson. Murphy is co-host, with Tom Woods, of the popular podcast Contra Krugman, which is a weekly refutation of Paul Krugman's New York Times column.

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