The Six Cents Report
Climate Change: Sola Greta - 6CR #55

Climate Change: Sola Greta - 6CR #55

October 4, 2019

Greta Thunberg is a child activist for government policies regarding climate change. Darnell & Joel discussing the following aspects of climate change:

  • Climate change policy critics are deemed skeptics or science deniers
  • Greta Thunberg's UN speech
  • Economics of climate change policies
  • Appealing to emotions vs intellect
  • Behavioural Economics 
  • Public discourse regarding the science of climate change
  • Correlation vs causation
  • Taking care of the earth

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References:

Climate Change: Not just a political issue & Joel's Tweet

Maxime Bernier calls teen climate activist ‘mentally unstable’

Nobel Secretary: Awarding Obama the Peace Prize Was a Mistake

WATCH: Greta Thunberg's full speech to world leaders at UN Climate Action Summit

Greta Thunberg’s yacht trip to New York not as green as it may seem

Bob Murphy: Economics of Climate Change Articles - #1, #2, #3, #4

Greta Thunberg To Poor Countries: Drop Dead

The Briefing - Monday, September 23, 2019

Tucker vs. Bill Nye the Science Guy

Tim Moen - Fear Voting Guide

Tim Moen - David Suzuki's daughter

COMMENTARY: Climate change discussion needs to get back to science

Do 97% of Climate Scientists Really Agree?

'97% Of Climate Scientists Agree' Is 100% Wrong

97% Study Falsely Classifies Scientists' Papers, according to the scientists that published them

97 Articles Refuting The "97% Consensus"

Fact Checking The Claim Of 97% Consensus On Anthropogenic Climate Change

The Cook et al. (2013) 97% consensus result is robust

Memes: #1#2, #3, #4 

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Voting Pt 3: Principles over Promises - 6CR #18

Voting Pt 3: Principles over Promises - 6CR #18

June 15, 2018

The results of the Ontario 2018 election are in - Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives win majority government, NDP are the formal opposition party and the Liberals lost party status. Darnell & Joel give there thoughts and answer some listener questions. 

FB post Joel referenced in the intro - NDP voter challenge

Question 1 - How would Doug Ford be able to cut costs without cutting jobs? What are the benefits of saving and cutting costs?

Question 2 - What are the counter arguments to the listener's rational for voting NDP?

Question 3 - What is the fundament role of government? Why is it problematic for the government to see themselves as the solution to the problem?

Reference Links:

Plan for the People

Change for the Better

Breaking down the Ontario NDP and PC platforms: What their pricey promises could mean for the province

Comparing Government and Private Sector Compensation in Ontario, 2017

Defined benefit pensions

Beware of politicians talking of government waste

NDP admit to annual $1.4-billion costing error

Tim Hudak 2013 PC party platform

Common Sense Revolution - Mike Harris

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