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Believing UN pacts can save the planet ‘are returning us to the Middle Ages’

Interview with Richard Lindzen..  Between 1983 and 2013 when he retired, he was a professor of meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His wife is French and both of them alternately live in Greater Boston and Paris.   … Continue reading

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Climate Change Data

Leaving off the black line as a high outlier it is clear, from the other 3 projections of Global Temparture rate of change, that the rate of growth slowed since 2000 compared to 1970-2000. It is also clear that to … Continue reading

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions by Country 1990-2015

China incresed tremendously from  2000 to 2014 and now has emissions double the United States. In the US growth stopped in 2000 and a downward trend has been in place the last 9 years. Source Henry Luke 6/2/2017, Last revised 7/27/2017

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Kauffman Startup Activity Index 2017

  The Startup Activity Index is a comprehensive indicator of new business creation in the United States, integrating several high-quality sources of timely entrepreneurship information into one composite indicator of startup activity. The Index captures business activity in all industries … Continue reading

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60% of Unauthorized immigrants lived in 20 metro areas in 2014

Pew Research Center has estimated the total population of the 155 Metro area in 2014 with more than 5,000 unauthorized immigrants.  Below is a sort alphabetically by metro area and then below that my sort by size of unaurthorized immigrant … Continue reading

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Much that passes as accepted fact about climate is based on fallible models and simulations!!

“Anyone who has read the 2014 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change knows that, while the modest (0.85 degrees Celsius, or about 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit) warming of the earth since 1880 is indisputable, as is the human influence … Continue reading

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Who Should Pay to Cover Pre-Existing Health Conditions?

“Among the most vexing of our national health care policy challenges is the question of who should pay (and how) for the medical care of those with pre-existing health conditions.  Advocates propose a broad array of answers to this question, … Continue reading

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