Category Archives: Climate reconciliation

Matt Ridley: Climate Cure Worse Than Thought

(via the GWPF) Matt Ridley, Financial POst The IPCC produced two reports last year. One said that the cost of climate change is likely to be less than 2% of GDP by the end of this century. The other said … Continue reading

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The best way to win an argument

Mike Jonas writes: The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation, UK) looks at analysis that could lead to more moderate attitudes. This BBC article provides some food for thought that is relevant to the climate debate. It looks at a paper “Political … Continue reading

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Why don’t we all just agree on Global Warming?

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen David Victor, in a presentation in January at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography as part of a seminar series titled “Global Warming Denialism: What science has to say”, fairly recently highlighted here at Andy Revkin’s … Continue reading

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Why We Need Debate, Not Consensus, on Climate Change

NOTE: This op-ed was rejected by the New York Times. It was submitted as a response by The president of The Heartland Institute in reply to Fred Krupp’s Wall Street Journal essay. I reproduce it here in hopes of it … Continue reading

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Greg Laden caves – makes nice with Tallbloke

Tom Nelson points out that Laden seems to have caved to impending legal action. His essay now is a world apart from the angry and accusatory rhetoric of a few days ago. I think maybe Laden and the owners of … Continue reading

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Pielke Sr. on new Spencer and Braswell paper

Reposted from Dr. Roger Pielke Sr’s blog New Paper “On the Misdiagnosis Of Surface Temperature Feedbacks From Variations In Earth’s Radiant Energy Balance” By Spencer and Braswell 2011 There is a new paper published which raises further questions on the robustness … Continue reading

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Reconciling the irreconcilable in Lisbon

Since I did not attend Lisbon even though invited and initially accepted, (other business and family obligations took precedence) the very least I can do is to help elevate the discussion. Here’s a report from Dr. Judith Curry, and I … Continue reading

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