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Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change – 2017 Update

Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change – 2017 Update

Introduction This is the fourth such review I’ve been involved in, and a few things have become clear over time. (If you aren’t interested in this commentary then you can skip straight to the report card, and if you want to look back then here are reviews from 2010, 2012, and 2014.) First, a revision [...]

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 [...]

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

Below please find page notes for The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change. 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 [...]

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 [...]

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