Tag Archives: Climate Change Mitigation

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The NRC is wrong – we’re nowhere near ready to research geoengineering

Last week, the National Research Council released a lengthy, two-volume report on geoengineering. The central crux of the report and the surrounding debate seems to be that, sure, geoengineering is… Read more »

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Sorry, Roger Pielke, climate change is causing more disasters

Back in March, controversial political scientist Roger Pielke, Jr. published his first post for FiveThirtyEight. The piece centered on the argument that climate change is not contributing to an increase in… Read more »

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Ohio already has a compliance plan for the EPA’s carbon rules. It’s called SB 221.

As you’ve no doubt heard, President Obama took the most serious executive action in American history to tackle climate change on Monday. The US EPA unveiled its long-anticipated rule to… Read more »

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Climate culprits: 7 countries account for more than half of global warming

Probably the single largest hurdle to negotiating a new global climate change treaty to replace the defunct Kyoto Protocol is the question of culpability for global warming. Determining who caused… Read more »

Moving beyond the mitigation vs. adaptation debate

Last week, there was a blog post at AlertNet titled “Climate Conversations – Is acceptance of climate change adaptation an admission that mitigation has failed?” The title caught my attention, and I read… Read more »