Tag Archives: William Nordhaus

New paper by Richard Tol – Targets for global climate policy: An Overview

I thought this paper was interesting, and it was (as part of a Twitter exchange) sent to me by request (thanks to Both Richard Tol and Bjørn Lomborg). I found figure 8 (shown below as part of the preview on … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP http://www.SEPP.org Quote of the Week: “Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, … Continue reading

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Why William D. Nordhaus Is Wrong About Global Warming Skeptics Being Wrong…

Guest post by David Middleton William D. Nordhaus is an economics professor at Yale University. He recently published this essay in the New York Review of Books… Why the Global Warming Skeptics Are Wrong March 22, 2012 William D. Nordhaus … Continue reading

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What do you get when you rub two climatologists together?

The Current Wisdom: Climate Change Controversy in the Wall Street Journal Guest post by Patrick J. Michaels (reposted from cato.org) This edition departs from our usual routine because of the very vitriolic fight that has broken as the result of … Continue reading

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Demented thinking: Copenhagen didn’t work – but taxes will

This is from a press release embargoed until 00:01 today (it says). I don’t know why, there’s nothing new here, because Nordhaus said the same thing well over a year ago in this Guardian article where he says “taxation is … Continue reading

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