An article on Sciam.com makes the case that economics as an empirical subject field was founded on soon-to-be outdated physics and is currently wholly unscientific which leads to a stifling of otherwise “viable economic solutions for global warming and other menacing environmental problems.” The strategy the economists used was as simple as it was absurd—they… [Read More]
The Chicago Climate Exchange is one of the coolest, and boldest, ideas to combat global climate change that I’ve seen in years. It has essentially created a market in buying and selling CO2 emissions, that is, a cap and trade system. CCX emitting Members make a voluntary but legally binding commitment to meet annual GHG… [Read More]
[dead crabs washed up on the coast here in Oregon] This is what’s happening to the coasts off of Oregon and Washington (as well as oceans around the world). The oceans are becoming more and more acidic, in a process called acidification. And that bodes poorly for creatures who are sensitive to rising acid levels… [Read More]
TNR makes the case. Gore won’t risk losing out on the chance to be a part of a pro-climate-change administration (or is that bad wording? Maybe the current administration is pro CC?).