Tag Archives: Lukewarmers

It’s complicated, and it’s coupled

Matt Ridley, whose writings I’ve discussed before, has a new article in The Times called we are more than a match for hurricanes, that essentially argues that [w]hether or not tropical storms are becoming fiercer, our growing wealth and ingenuity … Continue reading

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Be wealthy

Bret Stephens has a new op-ed in the New York Times about Hurricanes, Harvey and the Capitalist Offset. His conclusion is that the storm will be a speed bump to Houston’s economy and that [t]he best lesson the world can … Continue reading

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Lukewarmers resurgent

I’ve noticed a slight resurgence in those claiming to be lukewarmers and trying to argue that this is some kind of reasonable middle ground. I’ve written about lukewarmers before, but the basic issue with the lukewarmer argument is that they … Continue reading

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We don’t even agree on the basics

I haven’t written anything for a while, mainly because I’ve been busy, but partly because I haven’t really had anything to say. I think I’m finding it harder and harder to put the effort in because I don’t quite see … Continue reading

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Lukewarmers – a follow up

I was reading (don’t ask me why) Ben Pile’s analysis of this whole Lukewarmer issue. If anyone wants an illustration of why I said things like Apparently being a Lukewarmer also means that if you can’t actually find an explicit … Continue reading

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Tolerably tepid?

I was going to ignore Tamsin Edwards’s article in the Guardian, but there was one phrase that, I think, deserves due diligence and which – IMO – illustrates the problem with how the whole article is framed. The article was … Continue reading

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Things I thought were obvious – part 2

I know this is a little old, but Judith Curry had a post a week or so ago about whether or not climate change is a ruin problem. I wasn’t wanting to discuss it detail, but there was something in … Continue reading

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