Tag Archives: carbon dioxide

Lawrence Solomon: Carbon bounties (not taxes) could save us from the next Little Ice Age

With scientists increasingly predicting a long period of global cooling, we may need incentives to put additional carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Global warming doomsayers take note: Earth’s 19th Little Ice Age has begun

(March 27, 2015) With a century of cold weather ahead, the public won’t buy that cold weather is caused by global warming.

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Lawrence Solomon: The lost debate

(May 4, 2012) Readers resist the triumph of cosmic rays over CO2. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Our cosmic climate

(September 2, 2011) CERN experiment overturns global-warming orthodoxy The 20-year-long global warming debate is in its final stages, the controversy having been settled over whether manmade causes such as carbon dioxide or natural causes such as the Sun dominate climate … Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Tyranny of the north

(August 19, 2011) Venezuela’s dictator, Hugo Chavez, was in the news this week for brashly announcing an expropriation of the mineral rights of the citizens of his country. We don’t seize private property that way in our democracy. We seize it silently and in plain sight, as seen in the province of Alberta, which so deftly passed stealth legislation two years ago that most Albertans are only now discovering the government’s audacious takeover of their property rights. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Are high CO2 levels again saving the Amazon Forest?

(May 9, 2011) The Amazon Forest – often called the lungs of the Earth – suffered a large drought in 2005 and an even larger one in 2010, devastating populations of river dolphins and other species and leading many climate scientists to fear the worst. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Greening Harper

(May 6, 2011) Fiscal prudence and smaller government could go hand in hand with environmentalism — really! Continue reading

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