Daily Archives: December 26, 2013

Coercive Government Strikes Deal On Cable Box Energy Efficiency

Did you know your cable/satellite dish box was an enormous sucker of power? (Grist) When you turn off your cable box, you may think it isn’t using any power. In fact, every electronic device uses some electricity as long as it’s plugged in. These energy suckers are known as “vampires” and they account for a […]

If All You See…

…is a horrible flooded drought world, you might just be a Warmist The blog of the day is Jammie Wearing Fools, with a post on Jesse Jackson, Sr. and Duck Dynasty.

Dueling Studies On Solar Activity And Climate

Here’s the first (The Hockey Schtick) A paper published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters finds solar activity was strongly correlated to climate change over the past 200,000 years. The paper reconstructs solar geomagnetic field strength using the 10Be isotope proxy of cosmic rays, which is inversely related to solar activity. The reconstruction in Figure […]

“Climate Change” Causing North Pole To Move

All because you, dear reader, drove a fossil fueled vehicle to a Christmas gathering and left your Christmas lights on when not at home. This comes from the New Scientist, which, apparently, the “New” part means too much mescaline Earth’s poles are shifting because of climate change Climate change is causing the North Pole’s location […]

Oops: Slightly Over Half Of Counties In Federal Exchange Lack Affordable Obamacare Plans

Sticker shock (USA Today) More than half of the counties in 34 states using the federal health insurance exchange lack even a bronze plan that’s affordable — by the government’s own definition — for 40-year-old couples who make just a little too much for financial assistance, a USA TODAY analysis shows. Many of these counties […]

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