Tag Archives: Yale University

Apathy and the climate change divide – it isn’t about science literacy

From Yale University,  it seems the climate debate has become completely tribal. On the plus side, this study blows the “if only we could communicate to the public better” meme out of the water. The great climate divide deepens even … Continue reading

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A request to readers: write a “connect the dots” letter this weekend

Note – this will be pinned as a top post for a few days. Other posts will appear below this one. UPDATE: Josh weighs in with a Friday Funny. UPDATE2: McKibben has a Forrest Gump moment with his latest propaganda … 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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“Plato’s Noble Lie resuscitated in a pas de deux of flimflammery”

Fakegate Apologism — It’s How They Roll Guest post by Chris Horner This morning I read a terrific recounting of the “the fact that a whole section of the scientific establishment is defending Gleick on the grounds that it’s OK … Continue reading

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A fish story from Antarctica

From Yale University: Fish of Antarctica threatened by climate change A Yale-led study of the evolutionary history of Antarctic fish and their “anti-freeze” proteins illustrates how tens of millions of years ago a lineage of fish adapted to newly formed … Continue reading

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Global Economic Damages from Tropical Cyclones – Sins of Omission

Guest post by Indur M. Goklany A few days ago I saw a report about a paper in Nature Climate Change on future economic damages from tropical cyclones (or hurricanes, as we Americans call them) by Robert Mendelsohn, Kerry Emanuel … Continue reading

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This is seriously fluxed up

From Yale University  pick which one is the true message of this press release: 1. The title of the press release: US rivers and streams saturated with carbon. 2. The pointless statistic: Rivers and streams in the United States are … Continue reading

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The sound of ‘splode: volcanic frequency signature established

From Yale University and the University of British Columbia, an important step forward in being able to forecast explosive volcanic events. Before the explosion — volcano’s warning tremors explained New Haven, Ct. – No matter their size or shape, explosive … Continue reading

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