SEARCH BLOG: CLIMATE CHANGE.
After 16 years of no global warming, some carbon tax activists are scrambling for a new story line to raise taxes on everyone. After all, if the global climate simply won't cooperate with the "scientific consensus" that CO2 is causing runaway global warming, then they will have to seek new "proof" that they were right and the data is wrong.
July in the U.S. was particularly warm. The carbon tax activists were in full swing.
Not much was reported about that.
Then came hurricane Sandy.
So, let's get this straight. An unusual [but not unprecedented] singular weather event is evidence of global warming...
but 16 years of no warming is not evidence of anything.
Here in Michigan, the trees dropped their leaves a couple weeks earlier than usual this fall. Is that a sign of global warming, global cooling, climate change... or just natural variability in weather?Washington Post endorses carbon tax 'to fight global warming', Predicts it 'could bring in serious money' -- 'would raise $125 billion a year' - 'A carbon tax would make sense regardless of revenue it would raise. But the policy could bring in serious money...Carbon taxes hit lower-income househol...