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 Science Direct) to be interesting because it shows a positive impact of warming up to…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP 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, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand of reason and the mind…

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 The threat of climate change is an increasingly important environmental issue for the globe. Because…

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 publication of a January 27 op-ed titled “No Need to Panic about Global Warming” in…