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A conversation with Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. on the Kaya Identity

As many readers know, there was quite a hullaballo over the Kaya Identity last week, two posts by Willis Eschenbach here and here created sides seemingly equally split on whether the equation is useful or not. 687 more words

Carbon Dioxide

Which is responsible for more U.S. deaths — Excessive Heat or Excessive Cold?

Dr. Indur Goklany writes:

Earlier today on WUWT in the post, UHI and Heat Related Mortality, a researcher from Arizona claims that, “Extreme heat is the leading weather-related killer in the United States.”  I am afraid that this piece of nonsense is about to become conventional wisdom. 

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UHI and heat related mortality

From Arizona State University

Study links urbanization and future heat-related mortality

TEMPE, Ariz. – Phoenix stands at a parched crossroads. Global scale climate change is forecast to bring hotter summers and more extreme heat to the Valley, but regional urbanization also will impact temperatures experienced by residents.


Daily Finance Tip - Health of the Economy

It is time to look at the health of the overall economy. Here are a few key indicators and their interpretation. A more complete version will be written later. 184 more words

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