Handy graph puts BP oil spill into historical perspective


OK, it’s not a “hockey stick,” so the Left will ignore it — but the graph above illustrates the relative “quantities of oil spilled” during tanker accidents “between 1970 to 2009.”
Kate McMillan (who sourced this graph) writes:
The best estimate I can come up with suggests the current spill is around 700 tonnes a day (based [...]

Bret Stephens: Climategate: Follow the Money – WSJ.com


Last year, ExxonMobil donated $7 million to a grab-bag of public policy institutes, including the Aspen Institute, the Asia Society and Transparency International. It also gave a combined $125,000 to the Heritage Institute and the National Center for Policy Analysis, two conservative think tanks that have offered dissenting views on what until recently was called—without […]