The Climate Alarm Death Knell Sounds Again

By PAUL C. “CHIP” KNAPPENBERGER and PATRICK J. MICHAELS Currently, details are few, but apparently the results of a major scientific study on the effects of anthropogenic aerosols on clouds are going to have large implications for climate change projections—substantially lowering future temperature rise expectations. In a blog post from the Department of Meteorology of…

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The 'social cost of carbon' may have just gone negative

Ross McKittrick writes on his personal web page: (h/t to David L. Hagen) I have just released a working paper with Kevin Dayaratna and David Kreutzer of the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC which recomputes standard Social Cost of Carbon (SCC) estimates using updated empirical estimates of the equilibrium climate sensitivity (ECS). Dayaratna, Kevin, Ross…