Category Archives: Policy

Embracing uncertainty in climate change policy (!)

We argue for a redesign of climate change mitigation policies to be ‘anti-fragile’ with respect to scientific uncertainty. – Otto et al.

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President Obama’s Clean Power Plan

by Judith Curry

The effects of climate change are already being felt across the nation. In the past three decades, the percentage of Americans with asthma has more than doubled, and climate change is putting those Americans at greater risk of landing in the hospital.

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Risk assessment: What is the plausible ‘worst scenario’ for climate change?

by Judith Curry

We know that climate change is a problem – but how big a problem is it? We have to answer this question before we can make a good decision about how much effort to put into dealing with it.

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Decision strategies for uncertain, complex situations

by Judith Curry

How to gain clarity when making decisions in uncertain and complex situations.

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Is the EPA’s Clean Power Plan legal? Lawyers and law professors disagree

by Judith Curry

We polled 130 environmental attorneys and law professors from around the country about the legality of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan. The results might surprise you. – Brian Potts and Abigail Barnes

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Science, uncertainty and advocacy

by Judith Curry

I’m attending an interesting conference in Nottingham:  Circling the square: universities, the media, citizens and politics.

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State of the climate debate in the U.S.

by Judith Curry

I am just about to head to London, to make my presentation in the House of Lords:  State of the Climate Debate in the U.S.

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