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I’ve co-authored a Brookings paper on carbon taxes

Adele C. Morris, Yoram Bauman, and David Bookbinder, “State-level carbon taxes: Options and opportunities for policymakers”. Brookings Institution Climate and Energy Economics discussion paper, July 28, 2016. Direct link to the paper is here.

On the carbon tax front

Just a belated heads-up that there’s a great article on CNN.com about the I-732 carbon tax campaign here in Washington State!

Reddit Ask Me Anything today 11am-1pm Seattle time (PT)!

Reddit Ask Me Anything today 11am-1pm Seattle time (PT)!

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Baseline data for my global warming bet with Bryan Caplan and Alex Tabarrok

Baseline data for my global warming bet with Bryan Caplan and Alex Tabarrok

With all the ink-spilling about “pause” or “no pause”, it’s nice to have a clear and simple bet to take a look at. It’s my bet with fellow economists Bryan Caplan and Alex Tabarrok, and it’s about whether the average temperature anomaly over the next 15 years will be above or below the gray bar [...]

The Beloitysburg Address

Respectfully offered as a tribute to Robert Stavins as part of the 2014 Miller Upton Forum at Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin. The Beloitysburg Address Four score and seven months ago [i.e., about 2007] brave political leaders brought forth on this continent some new climate policies, conceived in economic liberty and dedicated to the proposition [...]

Welcoming Zadie Barbara Bauman, August 7, 2014

Welcoming Zadie Barbara Bauman, August 7, 2014

We are delighted to announce the birth of Zadie Barbara Bauman, born Thursday August 7 at 9:41pm and weighing in at 9 pounds 6.4 ounces. (Zadie is just a name that we like, and Barbara was Laura’s maternal grandmother.) We are all happy and healthy and looking forward to our new life together!     [...]

Cartoon Climate Change coming to AAAS in Feb 2015!

I’ll be part of a session at the 2015 AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) conference in San Jose from Feb 12-16 2015! Details below, more info TBD on the exact date and time of our session. Session title: Using Cartoons to Convey Science Synopsis: Cartooning is an effective way for both professionals [...]

Published paper: Impacts of Climate Change on Milk Production in the United States

The paper is Guillaume Mauger, Yoram Bauman, Tamilee Nennich, and Eric Salathé, “Impacts of Climate Change on Milk Production in the United States”, The Professional Geographer, DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2014.921017 (2014). You may be able to get a free download here. Abstract: Climate change is likely to affect milk production because of the sensitivity of dairy cows [...]

Response to Bryan Caplan’s review of Cartoon Climate Change

Thanks to Bryan Caplan for his review of my Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change, and double thanks if he cross-posts this response on his blog (although it may mean I have to tweak my jokes about how I’ve been banned by a libertarian blog). [Update: he did!] As with most academics, Bryan keeps his words [...]

The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change (June 5, 2014)

The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change  (June 5, 2014)
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Co-authored with and illustrated by Grady Klein, ask for it at your local bookstore or order it for just $16 from Amazon.com or B&N. More here, including an excerpt and info for teachers: page notes and PPTs.

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