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Costing Climate: It is All Relative

August 1, 2014 by Roger Pielke, Jr.

Climate Change and Future Cost

"Based on a leading aggregate damage estimate in the climate economics literature, a delay that results in warming of 3° Celsius above preindustrial levels, instead of 2°, could increase economic damages by approximately 0.9 percent of global output."[read more]

Understanding the IPCC: An Important Follow-Up

May 6, 2014 by Robert Stavins

A week ago, I wrote a blog about my frustrations with the approval process of one part of the Summary for Policymakers of the recent IPCC Report. Some in the more fringe elements of the press and blogosphere quickly capitalized on the situation by distorting the message of my original post.[read more]

Living in a Renewables Distortion Field

March 22, 2014 by David Hone
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Renewables and Reality

 

One of the best books I have read in recent years is the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson. In discussing Steve Jobs’ approach to life and business management, Isaacson goes to some length to describe the concept of a Reality Distortion Field.[read more]