Category Archives: copenhagen consensus

COOL IT: The Movie


Climatic clear thinker Bjorn Lomborg strikes again with a new film, “COOL IT”, based on his book of the same name.  Blog post: coolit-themovie.com Lomborg’s points, which suggest we need to address problems like global warming and global poverty more rationally, … Continue reading

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Does your Storytelling Trump the Truth?


One of the greatest confusions of my life has been watching otherwise very sharp folks descend into a sort of silly crazed madness – or at least incoherency – with respect to complex topics like politics, economy, global warming, etc. … Continue reading

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John Stewart on ClimateGate


This is pretty funny, especially if you know the whole scoop. NOTE: Stewart correctly points out at the end that this does NOT debunk warming, it just “doesn’t look good”.

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National Debt? What National Debt?


If you’ve been watching the national news much lately you’ll wonder what ever happened to all the concern about the national debt and the massive budget deficits planned for the next decade.   On the up side however you will … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Relevance


I’m not a big fan of the human intellect.      In fact I think one of the most obvious points in science – too rarely addressed – is how inadequately evolution has prepared us for the challenges of modern … Continue reading

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The world’s most important “to do” list: The Copenhagen Consensus


The Copenhagen Consensus is arguably the world’s most rational approach to Government spending.    The group, which includes many luminaries in economics, science, and development, reviews many approaches to making the world a better place and ranks them in terms of … Continue reading

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Sowing Alarmism? You will reap skepticism.


Over at my favorite global warming watering hole “RealClimate” where several distinguished (and some controversial) climate science dudes reside, there is a lot of hand wringing and whining about why the media does such a poor job reporting on climate … Continue reading

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