Articles Tagged: CO2

Complexity Equals Uncertainty and Vulnerability

The proposed power plant rule is one of the most complex rules ever drafted by EPA. The complexity creates a vulnerability and significant risk that it fall or get substantially modified. There is a significant likelihood that the rule cannot be finalized by the time President Obama leaves office. If that is the case, and […]

Why Has There Been No Global Warming for the Last Decade?

On Thursday, October 10, Marshall Institute Chairman, Dr. William Happer, a professor of physics at Princeton University, delivered remarks on climate change science before the Princeton Physics Colloquium. The speech offers a detailed scientific examination of the role of carbon dioxide in driving temperature change.

Happer Discussing Climate Science

  Dr. William Happer discusses climate science on CNBC.

In Defense of Carbon Dioxide

Of all of the world’s chemical compounds, none has a worse reputation than carbon dioxide. Thanks to the single-minded demonization of this natural and essential atmospheric gas by advocates of government control of energy production, the conventional wisdom about carbon dioxide is that it is a dangerous pollutant. That’s simply not the case. Contrary to […]

Perry, Romney, and Climate Change Consensus in the Presidential Race

It’s the nature of media (and, perhaps, society in general) that it often works to build controversy where none exists. Few places is that more evident than political races. When Texas Governor Rick Perry official entered the presidential race last week, he made comments about climate change and the adequacy of the science. Candidate Mitt […]

A Bad Bill For Cap-And-Trade

The bottom line is that Waxman-Markey will leave our economy weaker and our families poorer; only traders and the politically favored will be better off. That’s a deal that we can do without.

Washington Post: G-8 Urges Action on Global Warming, With General Goals

[A] drastically slimmed-down version of earlier G-8 drafts, states that although some uncertainties about climate change remain, “we know enough to act now and to put ourselves on a path to slow, and, as science justifies, stop and then reverse the growth of greenhouse gases.”

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