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Inquiring minds?! Wherein the author jumps through hoops for a "skeptic" on the wonders of CO2 (that man has no influence on) by TokyoTom

An LvMI blogger sent me the following inquiry, which I post here - along with my response - as a public service. I note first that I am no climate expert, but someone who doesn`t mind a little scientific or other inquiry. Question : "I would like...
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Jim Hansen: As CO2 climbs, what are the long-term warming effects of CURRENT CO2 levels? by TokyoTom

What do climate scientists say that recently obtained data about our past climate tells us about the consequences of long-term increases in atmospheric CO2 (and other GHGs)? They tell us that we are already at levels that, if sustained (and at current...
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Rudimentary climate science; the role of CO2, oceans and volcanoes by TokyoTom

I am posting here a brief summary that I just sent to a Mises Blog contributor, in response to an inquiry I received: Thanks for your email. First, I'm no expert but simply read. With that as background, let me respond on a few points. I think that...

Reducing CO2 vs. expanding energy needs by TokyoTom

Ron Bailey of Reason , reporting from Bali, has an interesting post up summarizing the discussion by James Connaughton, director of President Bush's Council on Environmental Quality, on one small aspect of the climate conundrum, namely, what would...

Richard Tol and Marty Weitzman on The Costs of Ignoring Carbon by TokyoTom

There is a new paper out by economist Richard Tol that summarizes all of the economic work on climate change over the past two decades, in light of recent analyses, particularly the ground-breaking new work by Harvard's Marty Weitzman on how the "fat...