January 28, 2013

The President's 2nd Term Carbon Crusade

Rupert Darwall, National Review Online


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It was characteristically bold of President Obama in his second inaugural to speak of the overwhelming judgment of science on global warming, given that we are well into the second decade of average global temperatures that indicate no statistically significant warming trend. The temperature standstill was not predicted by climate scientists, leaving them struggling to rationalize its significance. . .

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