Archive for May, 2006

The Wall Street Journal vs. Itself on Climate Change

Monday, May 29th, 2006

In May 12th’s Wall Street Journal, the Science Journal feature considered how “Scientists Explain How They Attribute Climate-Change Data”. Subscribers can read the article online. It’s short, but fascinating for two reasons: it’s a succinct rebuttal to a few of the popular arguments used to try to convince people that the science of climate change […]

Time for a Fiscal Stabilization Board? Perhaps Not.

Saturday, May 13th, 2006

Brad DeLong asks, over his morning Diet Pepsi, if it is time to create a fiscal stabilization board to control government spending in the way that the Federal Reserve controls monetary policy. His argument is simple and practical. He argues that politicians, for the most part, have proven themselves incapable of addressing the problem. He […]

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