Archive | August 17, 2007

The politics of environmentalism

The environmental movement has achieved much over the last few decades. Much of this can be dated from the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring in 1962, and the formation of Greenpeace in 1971 marks the effective birth of organised, high profile activism. From these beginnings, in less than half a century, environmentalism has become […]

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More Stern criticism – a new paper by Roger Pielke Jr.

From Benny Pieser’s CCNet: Mistreatment of the economic impacts of extreme events in the Stern Review Report on the Economics of Climate Change Abstract The Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change has focused debate on the costs and benefits of alternative courses of action on climate change. This refocusing has helped to move […]

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