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The T3 Tax: Laying Down the Gauntlet

The EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Economist Ross McKitrick, who along with Steve McIntyre played a major role in discrediting Michael Mann's "hockey stick" graph, has an interesting proposal for a carbon emissions tax tied to actual levels of warming. The tax would be linked to...

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Bush Unveils New Plan to Wreck Civilization

The Environment

Blog05/31/2007

MSNBC: President Bush on Thursday proposed that by 2008 the countries that emit the most greenhouse gases come up with long-term goals to curb emissions... Critics dismissed the strategy as a diversion and a delaying tactic..."

How we can...

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Global Warming Is Not a Threat but the Environmentalist Response to It Is (Full Version)

The EnvironmentEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

Blog05/30/2007

This article is the original, full version from which three previous articles that have appeared on this blog were excerpted. Those articles were "The Environmentalist Noose Is Tightening" (February 9, 2007, "Global Warming Is Not a Threat But the Environmentalist Response to It Is" (March...

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Environmentalism in the Light of Menger and Mises

The EnvironmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog05/28/2007

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Environmentalism is the product of the collapse of socialism in a world that is ignorant of the contributions of von Mises—a world that does not know what he has said that would logically explain the collapse of socialism and, even more importantly, the success of...

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Bush and the Socialist "Law of the Sea Treaty"

The EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog05/22/2007

Just great. For years we've resisted signing on to the socialistic Law of the Sea Treaty. Well, Bush is now urging "the Senate...

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Violence and destruction are always the response

The EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog05/19/2007

In what has to be the most telling example of the desire of government to use violence as its primary means to any end, officials in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Maryland and Ontario, Canada, have destroyed over 20 million ash trees in an attempt to slow the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Environmentalist Bugaboo Loses Support

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog05/19/2007

For years, the environmentalists have been trying to have it both ways, claiming that in the midst of the global warming that they allege, Europe might suffer an ice age. According to this scenario, ships would sail through an ice-free Arctic Ocean but be unable to unload their cargos in the ice...

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Dr Roger Pielke Sr on Climate Models & Predictions — One Example

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog05/17/2007

For information: [I have posted this elsewhere ] ------------------------------------

Apropos of climate studies: Here is...

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Climate Studies and the IPCC: A Lay Perspective

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog05/17/2007

Very broadly speaking, the UN's International Panel on Climate Change holds the following position:

  1.  Use of fossil fuels adds ominously to the CO2 in the atmosphere, as well as to other 'greenhouse gases'.
  2. ...
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Environmentalist Zen

The Environment

Blog05/12/2007

If you'd prefer to be cool rather than suffer in the heat, what you need to do, according to the environmental movement, is smash your air conditioner, refrigerator, and freezer. That will help to cool the planet—someday. If you want to be secure from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and other...

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