The Hockey Stick Debate: Lessons in Disclosure and Due Diligence

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute and the George C. Marshall Institute co-hosted a discussion by entrepreneur Stephen McIntyre and economist Ross McKitrick to discuss their research into the science and politicis of the controversial “hockey stick” graph used in the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC.)  There slide presentation can be found here.

Stephen McIntyre has worked in mineral exploration for 30 years, much of that time as an officer or director of several public mineral exploration companies.  He has also been a policy analyst at both the governments of Ontario and of Canada.

Ross McKitrick is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Guelph, Ontario, and a Senior Fellow of the Fraser Institute in Vancouver, B.C.  He specializes in the application of economic analysis to environmental policy design and climate change.

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