THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY WORLD ENERGY OUTLOOK 2016

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017 In November 2016, the International Energy Agency issued its latest World Energy Outlook (WEO), its summary of econometric model projections of global energy supply and demand from 2015 to 2040. The full outlook sells for several hundred dollars, so most observers have had to make do with the Executive Summary … Continue reading THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY WORLD ENERGY OUTLOOK 2016

The Myth of the 97% Consensus. Hey! They’re fooling you.

On March 17, 2017, Michelle Stirling presented "The Myth of the 97% Consensus" to the FreedomTalk.ca Annual Conference in Calgary, Alberta. In her talk, she deconstructs a number of the most cited consensus surveys and explains why there is no 97% consensus, why this figure is repeatedly used as 'statisticulation' and what the Asch Conformity … Continue reading The Myth of the 97% Consensus. Hey! They’re fooling you.