Ethics and climate change policy

by Judith Curry

Every aspect of climate change is shaped by ethical dispute: from scientific practice to lobbying and activism and eventually, at national and international levels, the setting and implementation of climate policy. – Peter Lee

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Will a return of rising temperatures validate the climate models?

by Donald C. Morton

The coincidence of the current plateau in global surface temperatures with the continuing rise in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide has raised many questions about the climate models and their forecasts of serious anthropogenic global warming.

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Week in review

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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All megawatts are not equal

by Planning Engineer

Some of the Climate Etc. denizens have requested a post on the generation planning process to help them better understand cost issues surrounding the large scale addition and integration of renewable resources.

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Spinning the ‘warmest year’

by Judith Curry

The buzz is intensifying about 2014 possibly being the warmest year globally in the historical temperature record.

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Super Pollutants Act of 2014

by Judith Curry

The Senate held an interesting and potentially important hearing on super pollutants.

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Open thread

by Judith Curry

Its your turn to introduce topics for discussion.