Here’s the response of IPCC head Rajendra Pachauri to the issues we were discussing in class Thursday. Pachauri says to critics of the IPCC:
I don’t think the credibility of the IPCC can be dented. If the IPCC wasn’t there, why would anyone be worried about climate change? There are those who would wish [...]
NYTimes ran an article summarizing the climate issues mentioned in the State of the Union on Wed night, along with interviews with some key politicians about the possibility of the Senate passing a climate bill this year (the House passed one last summer).
Obama insisted that the United States would fall behind its foreign [...]
A report appeared this morning in USA Today (not often the best source of science information), however, it is based on an article published in the journal ‘Science.’ Until we have a chance to review the underlying article in ‘Science’ by Susan Solomon (of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), I reprint the article [...]
President Obama made two specific references to Global Climate Change in the course of his first State of the Union address (January 2010). First, the President referenced the specific link between climate change and energy policy:
“But to create more of these clean energy jobs, we need more production, more efficiency, more incentives. And [...]
I was surprised by a few of Garvey’s assertions in Chapter 2 of “The Ethics of Climate Change” that he either failed to support with logic, evidence and/or merely stated as fact. For example, his statement.
“Whatever the origins of our beliefs, unless we have reasons for them, and unless those reasons are our [...]
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