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The cost of displacing fossil fuels: some evidence from Texas

by Peter Hartley Although technological progress can alter the relative costs of different energy sources, depletion inevitably must raise the costs of fossil fuels leading to their displacement by alternative energy sources. What energy technology will likely be used when … Continue reading

Electricity in Texas. Part II: the cost of a 100% renewable grid

by Peter Davies While onshore wind generation has been relatively inexpensive for some time, solar PV and lithium ion battery storage costs have recently shown dramatic reductions. So can Texas, with excellent onshore wind and solar resources, be powered economically … Continue reading

Estimating the cost to America of damage from climate change in the 21st century

  by Larry Kummer, originally posted at the Fabius Maximus website. Another peer-reviewed paper predicting disaster from climate change by misrepresenting and exaggerating the science. We can still learn much from it.

Rethinking the Social Cost of Carbon

by Judith Curry The Social Cost of Carbon is emerging as a major source of contention in the Trump Administration.

Discussion thread – Social Cost of Carbon

by David Wojick The Social Cost of Carbon is absurd but entrenched.

Assessment of Approaches to Updating the Social Cost of Carbon

by Judith Curry Some new analyses are shedding some light on deficiencies in the approach to estimate the social cost of carbon.

On Trial: Social Cost of Carbon

by Judith Curry The Social Cost of Carbon is on trial in Minnesota.

Carbon mandate: an account of collusion, cutting corners and costing Americans billions

by Judith Curry Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Releases Oversight Report: Obama’s Carbon Mandate: An Account of Collusion, Cutting Corners, and Costing Americans Billions

True costs of wind electricity

by Planning Engineer and Rud Istvan  Wind turbines have become a familiar sight in many countries as a favorite CAGW mitigation means. Since at least 2010, the US Energy Information Agency (EIA) has been assuring NGOs and the public that … Continue reading

Wind turbines’ CO2 savings and abatement cost

by Peter Lang Wind turbines are less effective and CO2 abatement cost is higher than commonly assumed.

Social cost of carbon: Part II

by Judith Curry Climate change is an externality that is global, pervasive, long-term, and uncertain–but even though the scale  and complexity of this externality is unprecedented,  economic theory is well equipped for such problems–and advice based on rigorous economic analysis … Continue reading

Social cost of carbon

by Judith Curry The debate on the social cost of carbon is heating up.

The costs of tackling or not tackling anthropogenic global warming

by Michael Cunningham (“Faustino”) There are many issues of debate about global warming.  Has there been warming this century?  Will there be further warming?  If so, will the cause be anthropogenic or other?  What will be the impacts, both positive … Continue reading

Climate ‘limits’ and timelines

by Judith Curry Some thoughts in response to a query from a reporter.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

A philospher’s reflections on AGW denial

by Dr. Paul Viminitz Of the things I care most about, AGW is near the bottom. But because, as George W. Bush put it, either you’re with us or you’re against them, I think I’d rather be interestingly wrong than … Continue reading

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Climate Change: What’s the Worst Case?

by Judith Curry My new manuscript is now available.

Climate Change and Land: discussion thread

by Judith Curry Discussion thread on the new IPCC Report on Climate Change and Land.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Hearing on climate change & extreme weather

by Judith Curry On Tuesday June 25, I will be testifying before the House Oversight and Reform Environmental Subcommittee in a Hearing on Recovery, Resilience and Readiness – Contending with Natural Disasters in the Wake of Climate Change.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Hearing on the Biodiversity Report

by Judith Curry The House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife is holding a Hearing today on Responding to the Global Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Climate’s uncertainty principle

by Garth Paltridge On the costs and benefits of climate action.