Friday, September 20, 2013

The President and the Pipeline

Some blog followers might be interested in a recent post “The President and the Pipeline” [Hake (2013)]. The abstract reads:

ABSTRACT: Ryan Lizza, in his New Yorker article “The President and the Pipeline” at, reports on the cons of the pipeline as seen by environmentalists such as James Hansen, Bill McKibben, and Tom Steyer; and the pros as seen by the Canadian government, the oil industry, and various business interests.

In “Tar Sands and Dirty Tricks,” James Hansen at lauds Lizza’s article as “excellent” but points out (a) several important errors, and (b) a recent relevant article “Climate sensitivity, sea level, and atmospheric carbon dioxide” [Hansen, Sato, Russell, & Kharecha (2013) at (1.9 MB).

To access the complete 41 kB post please click on

Richard Hake, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Indiana University; Links to: Articles; Socratic Dialogue Inducing (SDI) Labs; Academia; Blog; GooglePlus; Google Scholar; Twitter; Facebook; Linked In

REFERENCES [URL shortened by and accessed on 20 Sept. 2013.]
Hake, R.R. 2013. “The President and the Pipeline,” online on the OPEN! AERA-L archives at Post of 20 Sep 2013 14:44:58-0400 to AERA-L and Net-Gold. The abstract and link to the complete post are being transmitted to various discussion lists.

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