Monthly Archives: July 2016

Reflexive Realism is what’s missing from the climate debate

Garrison Institute       reflexive cartoonp Jonathan Rowson is an “applied philosopher,” grandmaster chess player, and author of the forthcoming book  Seven Dimensions of Climate Change:  rethinking the world’s toughest problem, who writes about speaking at the recent forum in … Continue reading

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“314 species on the brink”

                                                           According to Audubon’s Birds and Climate Change Report  of 2014, “shrinking and … Continue reading

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Designing a policy to price carbon: the devil’s in the details

This paper posted July 8, 2016, by the Brookings Institute covers “11 essential questions for designing a policy to price carbon,” or in other words, the “details,” at brookings.edu. The author, Adele Morris, is a senior fellow and policy director for Climate … Continue reading

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“Congress will pass carbon fee bill by the end of 2017”

The Helena Independent Record today published this op-ed by Mark Reynolds, executive director of Citizens’ Climate Lobby.  It got me thinking about special interest groups, and lobbying. Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is a special interest group, I guess.  We are thousands of … Continue reading

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“Regular people” lobby Massachusetts’ legislature

Eben Bein writes about Massachusetts’ legislature considering a revenue-neutral carbon fee in the Current YES! magazine.    It is Senate bill 1747, submitted by Sen. Michael Barrett, and it is still to be voted on in this session, which ends July … Continue reading

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