Tag Archives: Bob Ward

Same ol’ same ol’

Richard Tol first came to my attention when he publicly criticised the consensus project. For reasons quite hard to understand, he tried very, very, very, hard to get his commentary published, eventually succeeding. At the same time, it became quite … Continue reading

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Tol’s corrections

Since I’ve commented on errors in Tol’s work before, I thought I might briefly comment on his Correction and Update: The Economic Effects of Climate Change. He corrects the errors in his 2009 meta-analysis (thanking Bob Ward for finding a … Continue reading

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The Tolgate saga

It seems quite remarkable that the IPCC has released a statement in response to the Daily Mail article on a supposed smear campaign against Richard Tol. It seems to make clear that there may well be errors in some of … Continue reading

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Some thoughts, or not

I haven’t really had a chance, or much desire, to write anything for the last few days. My previous post took a fair amount of effort, I’ve been rather busy with other things, and although there have been some interesting … Continue reading

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Quick correction to Tol (2009)

Apparently one of the numbers used by Tol (2009) to estimate the Economic Effects of Climate Change is incorrect. Chris Hope’s 2006 study actually predicted a -0.9 % change in GDP for a 2.5oC rise in temperature (since 2009) not … Continue reading

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