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I was going to ignore the open letter-to-the-president advertisement placed in major papers recently by the Cato Institute. You’ve probably heard of it — the one that says Obama should ignore global warming alarmism because the science says it isn’t happening. The one signed by “over 100 scientists.” But the response elsewhere has been interesting.…

Back to the future (at last)

O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in’t! The Tempest is not only one of Shakespeare last plays, but arguably his most profound. No longer content with mere comedy or historical tragedy, he explores the changes rocking the Western world in…

Obama talks climate change in Canada

Barack Obama and his Canadian counterpart, Stephen Harper, just wrapped up a joint press conference. Of course, no one said anything particularly newsworthy, but a few comments are worth mentioning.