Climate Change


The prevailing initiatives for addressing climate change are focused upon the reduction of our CO2 emissions via the Paris Agreement. This is of course a rather obvious step, but what is also becoming clear is that current goals will not be enough. Some longer term thinking has been articulated within […]

Reducing CO2 is not enough to deal with Climate Change



Public Health Warning: Reading about Rick Perry can potentially inflict serious face palming. Trump appointee, Rick Perry, the energy secretary was interviewed on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”. When asked about the role that Carbon Dioxide play in our warming climate and if it was “the primary control knob for the temperature of the […]

Rick Perry, Carbon Dioxide, and #Climate



The Trump Administration’s principle weapon of choice for attacking climate science is not melodramatic announcements such as the one concerning US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, nor is it the appointment of individuals such as Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA, but instead is firmly rooted in federal finance. The […]

Climate Change: Filling the political and financial funding abyss


As yet another data point on the chart of the disconnect between the new US Administration and reality, there was a recent press release that highlights how the frequency of US Coastal flooding will double in the next decades. That risk is of course quite distinctly real. What is absent, the […]

US Interior Department has no idea why sea level is rising


Jerry Taylor was once a very vocal active Climate Change denier. As staff director of the energy and environment task force at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and vice president of the Cato Institute, it was his job be take this stance, but he did this, not because it was […]

Why did Jerry Taylor change his stance on Climate Change?