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Is the U.S. Government Underestimating the Cost of Climate Change?

Is the U.S. Government Underestimating the Cost of Climate Change?

A multi-agency effort to nail down the social cost of carbon emissions ignores wrenching climate impacts such as ocean acidification and makes efforts to curb emissions seem disproportionately expensive, economists say...

November 16, 2010 — Douglas Fischer and The Daily Climate
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In a new documentary, Bjorn Lomborg says "Cool It"

Does Bjorn Lomborg add value to the global warming conversation or does he set it back? That depends on whom you ask. In 2008 The Guardian named the Danish academic and author of the 2004 controversial bestseller The Skeptical Environmentalist "one of the 50 people who could save the planet." In contrast, many see him as a disruptive and even damaging force in the ongoing debate regarding humanity's best course for dealing with global warming.A similar dichotomy characterizes the political discussion, at least in the United States, around the issue of climate change...

November 10, 2010 — Mike Orcutt

Misreading Climate Change on Scientific American

We appreciate the attention that the November feature article "Climate Heretic," by Michael Lemonick, is receiving. But some have misread Scientific American 's intent.For instance, two sites, Climate Progress and FAIR, accuse Scientific American of having "jumped the shark" on climate...

October 28, 2010 — Mariette DiChristina
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