Category Archives: Policy

The tragedy of the horizon

by Judith Curry

Too rapid a movement towards a low-carbon economy could materially damage financial stability: a climate Minsky moment — Mark Carney

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King Canute versus the climate planners

by Judith Curry

On sea level rise, President Obama and King Canute.

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The Trumpocene

by Judith Curry

Finding common ground in the Age of Trump.

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Trumping the climate

by Judith Curry

So  . . . what can we expect from the Trump administration on environment/climate/energy?

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How to constrain the abuse of science by Federal agencies

by David Wojick

There is a recurring pattern of Federal agencies twisting science in order to support confiscatory actions. The agencies can get away with these tricks because there is a general lack of controls on how they use science when making policy, crafting regulations, etc.

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Decision theory and the doom scenario of climate catastrophe

by Lucas Bergkamp

Can decision theory help a rational person decide whether to believe in climate catastrophe?

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Senator Markey’s Climate Education Act Goes The Wrong Way

by David Wojick

The “Climate Change Education Act” (S.3074) directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish a climate change education program focused on formal and informal learning for all age levels.

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