Cooler Heads Digest 21 December 2012

21 December 2012


This week's Digest is shortened due to the holiday and only contains news links. The Cooler Heads Digest will not publish next Friday, 28 December 2012. It will return on 4 January 2013.

In the News

Blow off wind-production tax credit
George Taylor and Tom Tanton, Washington Times, 19 December 2012

Obama: Climate Change Among Top Three Priorities for Second Term
Zack Colman, The Hill's Energy and Environment Blog, 19 December 2012

PTC: Zero Climate Protection
Marlo Lewis, National Journal, 19 December 2012

Cooling Down the Fears of Climate Change
Matt Ridley, The Wall Street Journal, 18 December 2012

EPA Admits Secret Email Use as House Leaders Fume
Examiner Staff, The Washington Examiner, 18 December 2012

IEA Expects Coal to Rival Oil by 2017
Javier Blas, Financial Times, 18 December 2012

CEI SLAPPS Back at Climte Scientist Michael Mann's Libel Lawsuit
Christine Hall, Competitive Enterprise Institute, 17 December 2012

No Long-Term Trend in Frequency, Strength of Landfalling Hurricanes
Marlo Lewis,, 17 December 2012

U.S. Secretary of State Pick Shouldn't Affect Keystone XL
Jeffrey Jones, Reuters, 17 December 2012

Sasol Betting Big on Gas-to-Liquid Plants in U.S.
John Broder and Clifford Krauss, The New York Times, 17 December 2012

The Case for Ending the Wind PTC
David Dismukes, Institute for Energy Research, 17 December 2012

Harvard Needs Remedial Energy Math
Robert Bryce, The Wall Street Journal, 16 December 2012


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