Glass Half?

Climate change and its importance to the human condition is much debated. Two differing views are discussed in the competition for mindshare represented by the following papers. On one hand we have an economist’s view of the future, where our best guess at its shape is informed by our past experience. On the other hand we have an engineer’s … [Read more...]

Common Sense on Global Warming

Remarkably, the Los Angeles Times has reported the current circumstance regarding climate change in a fair and balanced manner. Their exposition of the statistical framing for the observed phenomena is, from a lay person's perspective, useful and correct. The Times article notes: "The models had predicted that the average global surface … [Read more...]