Category science

Paul Ryan, the brains of the GOP

Much has already been said about Paul Ryan as Mitt’s VIP pick, and I agree that it’s hard to see how this pick will attract any new voters to Romney. I prefer to focus here on the views of the two of them on climate change, because I think it is a very reliable barometer […]

The bizarre economic calculus of climate change denial

It’s been the hottest month in the U.S. since records have been kept. This is obviously no surprise to those of whose who have sweltered through day after constant day of temperatures 10 – 20 degrees above normal. The frequency, duration, and geographic extent of this and other heat waves is exactly what we expect […]