Category Archives: Policy

Conflating the climate problem with the solution

“one of the real tragedies that totally distorted the debate over climate change was that it got tied into the solution in a way that if you accepted the first you had to accept the second. And I think that was profoundly wrong.” – Newt Gingrich

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Ozone attainmnent

by Roger Caiazza

At this time there is quite a bit of noise about potential problems if Scott Pruitt is confirmed to head EPA because he would “hamstring EPA’s authority to set nationwide environmental standards”.

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The Trump shift

by Judith Curry

A seismic shift is occurring in a number of federal agencies.

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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.

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Discussion thread – Social Cost of Carbon

by David Wojick

The Social Cost of Carbon is absurd but entrenched.

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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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