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More on the Moral Case for Fossil Fuels and Other Topics

Posted in Climate Change, Environmental Policy

My recent post about Alex Epstein and the moral case for fossil fuels told only part of his story. He also says that the global warming “alarmists” have it all wrong. He refers to “unambiguous” data that CO2 emissions have risen from an atmosphere concentration of .03% to .04%, while over the same period climate-related deaths have… Continue Reading

Different Takes on the President’s Climate Change Policy

Posted in Energy Policy, Environmental Policy

We begin with a tribute to global warming of a different sort. For those not yet overexposed to reports on President Obama’s climate change policy announcement, I offer this reasonably objective factual summary of the highlights from the Washington Post (rather than the platitudes underlying many reports). A link to the text of the President’s plan is embedded in… Continue Reading

What is the Best Way to Fight Rising Sea Levels?

Posted in Energy Policy, Environmental Policy

For the purposes of this conversation let’s agree that global warming exists, and let’s not argue about whether it is, as those who use big words say, “anthropomorphic”  “anthropogenic” or, as you and I might say, “man made”. Bjorn Lomborg doesn’t focus so much on the causes of rising sea levels; he proposes alternative ways to address the effects. In… Continue Reading

Fracking is an Ally Against Global Warming

Posted in Energy Policy

  It is difficult to resist shameless promotion of natural gas, especially when to do so makes sense.  Here is an article by Bjorn Lomborg,   A Fracking Good Story . Mr Lomborg is is an adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School, and founder and director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and is known as a global warming skeptic, not because… Continue Reading