Political and policy feedbacks in the climate system

Political and policy feedbacks in the climate system Climate Change: Understanding feedback from nature, culture and society From the University of California – Santa Barbara Two graphs outlining Democrat vs. Republican beliefs that Global Warming is happening. Credit Matto Mildenberger   Matto Mildenberger, University of California Santa Barbara explains how perceived experiences with climate change in the…

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Climate hypochondria and tribalism vs. ‘winning’

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on February 7, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry Some reactions from Wednesday’s Congressional testimony. I’m starting this post while sitting in the Phoenix airport waiting for my delayed flight home (by the time I get home, I will have been up for 24 hours today/tomorrow).…

The Guardian: President Trump’s Fault that China is Still Burning Climate Destroying Coal

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the Guardian, President Trump’s imposition on trade tariffs on China is causing a breakdown in the international cooperation required for large scale climate action. Global tensions holding back climate change fight, says WEF After extreme weather-related events, there is ‘need for international cooperation’ Larry Elliott Economics editor Wed…

Joel Wainwright and Jeff Mann

Claim: We Need “Planetary Sovereignty” to Address the Climate Crisis

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to political theorists Geoff Mann and Joel Wainwright, people will increasingly turn to international institutions to address problems like climate change. How Governments React to Climate Change: An Interview with the Political Theorists Joel Wainwright and Geoff Mann By Isaac Chotiner January 14, 2019 … In “Climate Leviathan: A…