Climate

Psychology of AGW denialism

A random post from an email from Brian Dupuis; I can’t vouch for any of this, I just wanted to have it in writing :) On 1/31/11 3:57 PM, Brian Dupuis wrote: > Dr. Bauman, > > Sorry I took so long in getting these to you. It’s a sampling of the papers I’ve found [...]

Cartoon Climate Change page notes

This is a working document, so additions or edits are welcome! Also note that occasional Wikipedia references are for topics that can be found in many introductory textbooks. Chapter 1: Introduction (pages 3-14) Page 4, “Story #1 is about economic growth”: An interesting read here is Bill Gates’s take-down of the myth that “poor countries [...]

New draft of Cartoon Climate Change Chapters 1-11

Here’s the latest draft, which covers Parts 1 and 2, as a 1-to-a-page PDF or as a 2-to-a-page PDF. (The latter is better for printing and mimicking the feel of holding an actual book.) Comments welcome on the wiki or via email, etc! Note that Chapters 1-7 are close to being locked-in except for text [...]

New draft of Cartoon Climate Change Parts 1 and 2!

Here’s the latest draft, which covers Parts 1 and 2, as a 1-to-a-page PDF or as a 2-to-a-page PDF. (The latter is better for printing and mimicking the feel of holding an actual book.) Comments welcome on the wiki or via email, etc!

Second draft of Part One of Cartoon Climate Change

Here’s a 2nd draft of Part One of The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change, both as a 1-to-a-page PDF and as 2-page spreads. (For cartoon books, the fundamental unit is not the individual page but the 2-page spread.) Comments are welcome via email or inserted into the PDF or (best of all) on the wiki. [...]

Random transportation facts (background)

There’s a decade-old Washington State report (“Washington Tax Structure Study SIMTAX”, Washington State Dept of Revenue Research Division, Oct 1 2002) that says: “The business-household split for the motor fuels tax is based upon gasoline purchases published in National Transportation Statistics. Autos and half of small trucks are assumed to be household and the rest [...]

Carbon tax summer!

1) I’m happy to report that CarbonWA has hired its first employee! Claire Meints has been a terrific volunteer activist and she’s going to spend this summer in Seattle focusing on the campaign. I’ve got a bunch of time to contribute to the campaign this summer also, so we should make great progress… and don’t [...]

First draft of Part One of Cartoon Climate Change

Here’s a very rough draft of Part One of The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change, both as a 1-to-a-page PDF and as 2-page spreads. (For cartoon books, the fundamental unit is not the individual page but the 2-page spread.) Comments are welcome via email or inserted into the PDF or (best of all) on the [...]

Everett Herald carbon tax editorial

A great Everett Herald editorial: It’s time for a carbon tax Sightline’s Talking Carbon Taxes, Free-Enterprise Style In transportation news, a modest transportation bill is heading for the Governor’s desk: “Lawmakers are leaving aside for now the more contentious question of a transportation revenue package that would augment the budget. That debate is set to [...]

Everett Herald editorial and other news

It’s time for a carbon tax Fueling Up for the Long Haul: natural gas use in trucking David Crowe: Gasaholic Pollution Is Radically Changing Childhood in China’s Cities In Europe, Paid Permits for Pollution Are Fizzling Three issues to watch in Oregon’s carbon tax debate and A smarter tax for Oregon, by Tom Potiowsky, Northwest [...]

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