"He's a snake in the grass, I tell ya guys; he may look dumb but that's just a disguise; he's a mastermind in the ways of espionage." Charlie Daniels, "Uneasy Rider" adler - TT's Lost in Tokyo

Libertarian law prof. Jonathan Adler warns of CO2 regulatory runaway train that Bush bequeathed to Obama; recommends rebated carbon taxes by TokyoTom

Libertarian law professor Jonathan H. Adler , of Case University, The Volokk Conspiracy law blog and NRO contributing editor, has a post up at NRO explaining why conservatives ought to be pushing for a "revenue-neutral carbon tax" as the best...
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UK jury approves damage to power plant in defense of a commons/ other private property; libertarians and conservatives freak out by TokyoTom

See this surprising decision in the UK , letting climate-change protesters/trespassers off the hook for damages resulting from spray-painting a coal plant smokestack, on the grounds that a UK law "allows damage to be caused to property to prevent...

Op-ed by nuclear physicist on climate change: questions for "skeptics" by TokyoTom

John P. Holdren , an MIT and Stanford -trained nuclear physicist who is professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and director of Harvard's Woods Hole Research Center , former President...

Jim Hansen warns of slow-motion disaster and welcomes future public trials of fossil fuel CEOs for buying government delay by TokyoTom

Prominent climatologist Dr. James Hansen , Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Adjunct Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University, who has long been warning of the long-term consequences of man's...

Climate change damage and property rights: do Lockean principles require Western nations to compensate poorer ones? by TokyoTom

Dedicated libertarian law professor Jonathan Adler and longtime libertarian policy analyst Indur Goklany discuss the above issue at in a Roundtable entitled " Climate Change and Property Rights " hosted by Shikha Dalmia of the Reason Foundation...

Bad news and needed institutional change: Climate change, water and water rights by TokyoTom

Climate change is having a significant impact on water supplies in the US Southwest and elsewhere. Scientists increasingly that these impacts can be attributed to human influences on climate - but that is to some degree besides the point. Presently, water...

"Climate Change, Evidence and Ideology" by TokyoTom

Libertarian law prof. Jonathan Adler has a brief but interesting post up at the Volokh Conspiracy blog, explaining something of the internal conflict he faces in favoring limited government but acknowledging that it is likely that man is pushing the climate...
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Not Climate Change Welfare, But Capitalism and Free Markets by TokyoTom

... is what poor countries need. So corrrectly argues Keith Lockitch of the Ayn Rand Institute , in a new article that responds to the agreement, by the delegates of industrialized nations at the December climate change conference in Bali, to activate...