Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

Political Rifts Slow U.S. Effort on Climate Laws

04/15/2014 by James Handley

Tax Reform May Offer Opportunity For Carbon Tax (NYT)


‘Forget the cost – tackle climate anyway’

04/15/2014 by James Handley

Forget Estimating Cost — Tackle Climate Anyway (Climate News)

Filed under News,Politics,Science

Rough Forecasts by Elizabeth Kolbert April 14, 2014

04/7/2014 by James Handley

Science Is Unequivocal, Policy Is Obvious: Tax CO2 Pollution (E Kolbert, New Yorker)


The Aliens Have Landed

04/2/2014 by Charles Komanoff

IPCC Report “Zooms Around Maginot Line of Denial” (Bittman, NYT)


U.N. climate panel: Governments, businesses need to take action now against growing risks

03/31/2014 by James Handley

U.N. Climate Panel: Accelerating Warming Demands Immediate Action (Wash Post)

Filed under News,Science

Nate Silver’s New Science Writer Ignores The Data On Climate Science

03/19/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Criticism Mounts Over Stat Guru Silver’s Alliance with “Confusionist” Pielke (Climate Progress)


Scientists Sound Alarm on Climate

03/18/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Ozone-Hole Scientist’s New Challenge: Climate Suasion (NYT)

Filed under News,Science

A high price for ignoring the risks of catastrophe

02/21/2014 by James Handley

“Social Cost of Carbon” Excludes Catastrophic Climate Scenarios (FT, sub required)


Study Finds Methane Leaks Negate Benefits of Natural Gas as a Fuel for Vehicles

02/16/2014 by James Handley

Methane Leaks Negate Benefits of Natural Gas as Vehicle Fuel (NYT)


‘Bridge’? New Study Shatters Natural Gas Talking Point

02/15/2014 by Charles Komanoff

New Leak Data Undermine Climate Claims for Methane (Common Dreams)

Filed under Did you know?,News,Science