The Green New Deal: Scope, Scale, and Implications

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Dan Bosch, Ben Gitis, Dan Goldbeck, Philip Rossetti EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Green New Deal (GND) is a sweeping policy plan setting out ambitious objectives for energy and economic policy. The breadth of its proposals makes it daunting to assess the GND using the …

Of discount rates and candy-canes

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes and ships and sealing-wax, Of cabbages and kings, And why the sea is boiling hot, And whether pigs have wings.” Lewis Carroll, Aliciae per speculum transitus WUWT By Christopher Monckton of …

CO2 is not causing (statistically relevant) global warming

Bud Bromley January 15, 2019 CO2, water, and CH4 (methane) and some other minor gases are so-called “greenhouse gases” because they absorb infrared energy.  However, be careful to avoid the common misunderstanding that the earth and its atmosphere behave like a garden greenhouse; that is …

The climate change bubble

Bud Bromley July 5, 2016 Dr. Judith Curry takes down the AAAS in the post at this link to her website. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) attempts a power play on climate change but instead shoots itself in the foot. This …

Global Warming Bombshell

MIT Technology Review A prime piece of evidence linking human activity to climate change turns out to be an artifact of poor mathematics. by Richard Muller | October 15, 2004 Progress in science is sometimes made by great discoveries. But science also advances when we …