Daily Archives: December 4, 2013

Boston Globe columnist distorts survey and study to deny climate consensus

Jeff Jacoby’s Boston Globe op-ed misses the mark on the climate consensus and mischaracterizes the way that science works. Jacoby displays none of the openness that he expects of scientists and makes claims contrary to the agreement of nearly all climate … Continue reading

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Koomey: Moving beyond benefit-cost analysis of climate change

Jonathan Koomey’s method of ‘working forward toward a goal’, based on analyzing the cost-effectiveness of achieving a normatively defined warming target, is an insightful alternative approach to thinking about the climate change problem that avoids serious limitations of conventional benefit-cost analysis. This … Continue reading

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