Category Archives: Policy

What can we do about climate change?

by Judith Curry

Do we have the resources (from, say, economics or ethics) to answer these sorts of questions?

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Overreach at the EPA

by Judith Curry

When did the EPA become our Nation’s energy regulator? When did the EPA acquire both the statutory mandate from Congress and the required subject-matter expertise to do FERC’s and the States’ jobs? When did the EPA gain the expertise to determine the optimal and most reliable mix of coal and natural gas power plants? When did the EPA acquire the expertise to determine how much power can (or should) be reliably generated using wind farms and solar arrays? –  Forbes

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What would it take to convince you about global warming?

by Judith Curry

If the objective is to change public opinion, then changing elite opinion is a necessary prerequisite. In fact, I would say necessary and sufficient. I don’t think you need to win a war on talk radio to have your impact on right-of-center opinion. – Jerry Taylor

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Follow-up questions re my recent House testimony

by Judith Curry

Some interesting follow-up questions from the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology regarding my recent Congressional testimony.

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Pope Francis, climate change, and morality

by Judith Curry

The Pontifical Academy of Science meeting on climate change is raising some interesting issues for Catholics and for humanity.

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APS members comment on climate change statement

by Judith Curry

The battle over the American Physical Society draft Statement on Climate Change is heating up.

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Lafayette Climate Debates

by Judith Curry

Resolved: That all states have an obligation to anticipate, prevent and minimize the causes of climate change and mitigate its adverse effects.

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