My writings

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

Update July 15 2014: The paper has been published! You may be able to get a free download here. The paper is Guillaume Mauger, Yoram Bauman, Tamilee Nennich, and Eric Salath√©, “Impacts of Climate Change on Milk Production in the United States”, The Professional Geographer, DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2014.921017 (2014). Abstract: Climate change is likely to affect [...]

My carbon tax op-ed in the NY Times (and Bob Inglis’s E&EI)

“The Most Sensible Tax of All”, July 5, 2012. It’s co-authored with economist and law professor Shi-Ling Hsu, author of The Case for a Carbon Tax (recently reviewed here). In somewhat related news, Bob Inglis (former Congressman, R-SC) has launched the Energy and Enterprise Initiative to make the conservative case for climate action. See also [...]

Crime and Punishment poems

I just read an obituary of Maurice Sagoff (Robert McG. Thomas, “Maurice Sagoff, 88, a master of terse verses on literature”, NY Times, March 29, 1998, reprinted in the 2001 book 52 McGs.). Minor point: I think I had an academic debate with Sagoff’s son Mark in the pages of Ecological Economics a few years [...]

Cartoon Macro now available in Japan!

Cartoon Macro now available in Japan!

Published by Diamond, available at Amazon Japan and elsewhere. PS. Here’s info about the micro book. And, courtesy of the publisher, here’s one of my comedy routines with Japanese subtitles!

Climate change “fat tails”: my paper with Gerard Roe

Update March 19, 2013: The paper is now in print! Climatic Change, April 2013. Published version here, ungated version here or below. I’ve had the very good fortune of working with UW climate scientist Gerard Roe on a new paper, Climate sensitivity: should the fat tail wag the policy dog? The paper is currently under [...]

2012 Update: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change

I’ve worked with UW undergrad Dani Ladyka on an update of a review I originally did a few years ago about the treatment of climate change in economics textbooks, so go check out 2012 Update: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change. The grades have (mostly) gotten better this time around, and hopefully they will continue [...]

My review of The Yes Men Save the World

Here’s my review of The Yes Men Save the World, published in YES Magazine, Nov 10 2009. Apparently I can connect anything to carbon pricing in 300 words or less! PS. The film has a neat scene in which the Yes Men interview libertarians in front of a blue screen and ask them what kind [...]

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