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06 December 2013
Global Tropical Cyclone Landfalls 2013
Last year Jessica Weinkle, Ryan Maue and I published a paper in the Journal of Climate on trends...
05 December 2013
Two Mandela Videos
02 December 2013
Causality and Policy Outcomes: The Case of Presidents and Economic Growth
The WSJ reports today (and also the Washington Post ) on a new paper by Alan Blinder and Mark Watson ( here in PDF , hereafter BW13) w...
25 November 2013
The Most Important Question Facing the American Economy
The WSJ today interviews Larry Summers who makes a case for why policy makers should be focusing more attention on growth policy rather ...
22 November 2013
Graphs of the Day: Major US Hurricane Drought Continues
Data here . The US good luck with respect to hurricane landfalls -- yes, good luck -- continues....
20 November 2013
A Fork in the Road
At Guardian Political Science I have a piece up on the stark difference between the conclusions of the IPCC on extreme events and the vie...
18 November 2013
Japan's New Emissions Targets
Last week the Japanese government announced that it would adopt a new emissions reductions targe ...
No THB2 ... At Least for Now
Not long ago I mentioned on this blog I that I had set to work on an 2nd edition of The Honest Broker , my 2007 book with Cambridge Univer...
12 November 2013
Are Typhoon Disasters Getting More Common?
This morning I have been engaged in a Twitter debate with Jeff Sachs, of Columbia Earth Institute,...
11 November 2013
Deeply Conflicted About Weather Extremes
Last week I gave a talk on how the IPCC has treated the issue of extreme weather events over the y...
07 November 2013
Responses to Bazilian and Pielke on Global Energy Access
Issues in Science and Technology has just published in its Fall 2013 issue four letters in response to our article, Making Energy Acces...
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