Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Buffett Says Gloat Like Rockefeller When Watching Trains - Bloomberg
Berkshire’s railroad, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, is now carrying about 500,000 barrels of oil a day, or roughly 10 percent of what’s produced in the U.S. excluding Alaska and offshore, Buffett said. That’s helped keep volume growing at BNSF as coal shipments decline.

“Fortunately, they discovered oil where our railroad was,” Buffett, Berkshire’s chairman and chief executive officer, said in an interview yesterday on CNBC.
Thanks Volcanoes. We were looking for a flimsy excuse to explain why our theory can't explain much at all. : climateskeptics

2012 Rise In CO2 Levels Second-Highest In 54 Years
Scientists track carbon pollution both by monitoring what comes out of factories and what winds up in the atmosphere. Both are rising at rates faster than worst-case scenarios that climate scientists used in their most recent international projections, according to Pennsylvania State University climate scientist Michael Mann.

That means harmful effects of climate change will happen sooner, Mann says.
Twitter / MichaelEMann: Why does @DetroitNews run ...
Why does run falsehood-filled columns by factually-challenged hack Henry Payne?
The Green Church of Washington - Politics - The Detroit News
[Payne] Like pagan gods that change depending on unexplained threats to the tribe, the definition of global warming shifts with the political winds. There has never been a consensus on climate (the latest poll of scientists finds only 36 percent believe in man-made climate catastrophe), other than that we are in a warming period after the Little Ice Age of the mid-1800s – and that the Kyoto international treaty’s draconian emissions cuts, even if achieved, would have no effect on temperature trends. Climategate exploded global cooling-warming-change science in 2009 – revealing that top scientists like Michael Mann had doctored their research, exposing them as the carnival snake-oil salesmen (a lucrative trade that bags millions in government research dollars) that they are

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