Tag Archives: Climate risks

We might not be certain, but…..

Bret Stephens, the newly appointed Op-Ed writer for the New York Times, has released his first column to much criticism. It’s a rather strawman-laden column in which he essentially argues that it’s okay to doubt climate science, and/or climate policy, … Continue reading

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My issue with Ecomodernism

I was thinking a little more about why I haven’t embraced the ideas behind the Ecomodernism Manifesto. It’s a positive message, and it’s promoting innovation and technology development; all things that I would regard as crucial parts of what we … Continue reading

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Eric Rignot on climate action

I thought I would post this short interview with Eric Rignot. I found it here, but I think it originates from Climate denial crock of the week. I won’t say much about what he says, but he does make the … Continue reading

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Impacts

I commented in yesterday’s post that I’d like to understand the actual impacts of anthropogenic climate change better than I currently do. It’s one thing to understand that if we continue to increase our emissions, we’ll continue to warm, sea … Continue reading

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Climate economics

I know I’m meant to be having a break (I plan to continue – also VTG has offered to write a post, so this doesn’t get him off the hook 🙂 ) but I couldn’t resist posting this TED talk … Continue reading

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