August 1, 2016
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.
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July 11, 2016
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!
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April 21, 2015
Here’s my proof: http://i.imgur.com/7lUGorH.png Join here.
January 16, 2015
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 [...]
November 8, 2014
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 [...]
August 14, 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! [...]
July 21, 2014
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 [...]
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July 15, 2014
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 [...]
May 15, 2014
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 [...]
December 4, 2013
I’d love your help with a new routine I’m working on called “When life gives you lemons…” The idea is to use this popular phrase to explain different branches of economics, in the same way that a different popular phrase was used in my not-safe-for-work “S*** Happens” video. For an example, consider the difference between [...]