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- Subject: Re: Climate Change - Part 1 of 2
- From: Mark Johnson <markajohn(--nospam--at)yahoo.com>
- Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 23:20:11 -0700 (PDT)
Thanks Stan. Mark Johnson --- On Mon, 6/29/09, Stan Caldwell <stancaldwell(--nospam--at)gmail.com> wrote: > From: Stan Caldwell <stancaldwell(--nospam--at)gmail.com> > Subject: Re: Climate Change - Part 1 of 2 > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org > Date: Monday, June 29, 2009, 9:19 PM > Mark: > > I can't post a link to an as-yet-unpublished > article. It might not be published, because ENR currently > leans far left. However, the following four links will > give you the sources for more than half of the assertions > in Part 2 of my climate change post. This is what I sent > ENR when they requested my sources. The rest of my sources > would involve sending you a big pile of email attachments. > In a few months, after you have read everything provided in > the links below, I can send the additional documents if you > still have an interest. > > > Please refer, in particular, to the source documents > listed at the end of the NCPA "Primer" (second > link). > > Now then, click and learn ... > > > http://alternativeenergy.procon.org/sourcefiles/UN_letter.pdf > > > http://www.ncpa.org/pdfs/GlobalWarmingPrimer.pdf > > http://www.discovery.org/v/30 > > > http://www.oism.org/pproject/GWReview_OISM600.pdf > > > Regards, > > Stan > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 9:22 PM, > Mark Johnson <markajohn(--nospam--at)yahoo.com> > wrote: > > > Stan, > > Could you provide a link to the ENR article. I would like > to see the documentation. > > > Regards, > Mark Johnson PE > > > --- On Mon, 6/29/09, Stan Caldwell <stancaldwell(--nospam--at)gmail.com> > wrote: > > > From: Stan Caldwell <stancaldwell(--nospam--at)gmail.com> > > > Subject: Climate Change - Part 1 of 2 > > To: "SEAINT Listserv" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org> > > Date: Monday, June 29, 2009, 6:12 PM > > > > > Note: I sent this post a few > > hours ago and it never made it. Either (1) it was > too > > long, or (2) the bureaucrats censored it. Guessing > that > > the first problem prevailed, I am reposting in two > parts. > > > Here is Part 1: > > > > > > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > > > Fellow List Subscribers: > > > > Yesterday, I posted a link to a very interesting and > > > disturbing newpaper article which provides an update > on the > > structural collapse of the roof of the Dallas Cowboys > > practice facility. For a while, this generated a > number of > > thoughtful on-topic responses. However, as happens > too > > > often on this List, the thread was eventually > hi-jacked > > (thanks, Ralph) and wandered off into politics, > Sweden, and > > eventually, global warming. > > > > > > Since we are now entering the "dog days" of > > > summer, it seems that off-topic subjects are once > again of > > more interest than structural engineering subjects > (perhaps > > this is true year 'round). One of my favorite > subjects > > is climate change. First, let me state my bias: If > the > > > cap & trade bill that was approved by the House > last > > Friday is approved by the Senate later this year, our > > grandchildren will live their lives in a third-world > nation > > (the USA in 2040). Even worse, we will have blindly > gone > > > down this path for no apparent reason, because we will > not > > have significantly affected the climate. > > > > > > As some of you know, I served on the ASCE Board of > > Direction and Executive Committee through early last > > > November. Since then, to my great dismay, ASCE has > jumped > > on Al Gore's bandwagon and is embracing and > espousing > > the global warming doctrine. ASCE presidents write > a > > weekly blog. In the past three years, the average > blog has > > > resulted in less than 1.0 responses. Current ASCE > > President Wayne Klotz wrote blogs on climate change on > June > > 8 and 22. They have generated an astounding 65 and > 19 > > responses so far, respectively, from concerned > members. > > > About 76% of the responses have been negative. Some > are > > very negative, including one geotech that is so upset > that > > he has included a link to his own blog entry > "Makes Me > > Want To Vomit". You can read all of this here: > > > > > > > http://blogs.asce.org/president2009/ > > > > > Upset with ASCE's social activism, > and anticipating > > action by the current Congress, I wrote a climate > change > > article for various publications in May. It is both > brief > > and factual. I am a structural engineer, not a > climate > > > scientist, but I can document each and every assertion > in > > the article. In fact, I did so earler this month for > ENR. > > > > > > > Regards, > > > > Stan R. Caldwell, SECB, F.ASCE > > HALFF Associates, inc. > > Richardson, Texas > > > > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > > > > To be continued, in Part 2! > > ******* ****** ******* ******** ******* ******* ******* *** * Read list FAQ at: http://www.seaint.org/list_FAQ.asp * * This email was sent to you via Structural Engineers * Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) server. 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