Climate Change Mitigation: Refocus Needed

On February 13, 2012, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

In most of the discussions about anthropogenic (i.e., human-influenced) climate change, the concept of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is usually short-handed to carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.  In fact, humans are responsible for emissions of many other pollutants that contribute to climate change, and while these emissions are sometimes converted into “CO2-equivalents” to make discussions simpler, it’s […]

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Gambling on Global Warming

On April 13, 2007, in Blog, by Neal Dikeman

Gambling on global warming? It sounds like a really bad made-for-the-internet soap opera. But apparently at one online betting site, you actually can. So move over carbon trading and Sir Nicholas Stern – Vegas is weighing in on the true likelihood of damages from climate change. I figured that rated a column on a lazy […]

Order in the Court

On April 9, 2007, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard Stuebi This past week, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a landmark verdict against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. NYT article In essence, the verdict demands that EPA justify why it should continue to exempt carbon dioxide from being regulated as a pollutant, given the increasing evidence that climate change is an urgent […]