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2013-01-21 Science & Technology
Anthony Watts: Great Moments in Failed Predictions
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Posted by badanov 2013-01-21 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [235 views ]  Top

#1 I'm willing to stipulate that Paul Ehrlich is a jackass, but Peak Oil is a serious problem.

We use oil to lubricate our machines and light our homes. Demand increases daily. Meanwhile, there are only so many whales in the world. What is going to happen when we run out of whale oil?
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-21 00:59||   2013-01-21 00:59|| Front Page Top

#2 I couldn't find this one in the cited article:
28 March 2007
"At this juncture . . . the impact on the broader economy and financial markets of the problems in the subprime markets seems likely to be contained," Bernanke said in prepared testimony to Congress' Joint Economic Committee.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2013-01-21 02:28||   2013-01-21 02:28|| Front Page Top

#3 SteveS we will go after the more expense Dolphin. The price will go up but BAU will continue TPTB insist it's not TEOTWHWKI.
Posted by Shipman 2013-01-21 04:58||   2013-01-21 04:58|| Front Page Top

#4 Robert Lauglin's Powering the Future is well worth the read.
Posted by Perfesser 2013-01-21 06:47||   2013-01-21 06:47|| Front Page Top

#5 This one is a pretty good laugh too
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2013-01-21 07:49||   2013-01-21 07:49|| Front Page Top

#6 Price = Demand/Supply

Meddle at your peril as you will only create shortage.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2013-01-21 07:50||   2013-01-21 07:50|| Front Page Top

#7 Boris Johnson on snow in England. Compare and contrast with BP's.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2013-01-21 11:26||   2013-01-21 11:26|| Front Page Top

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