Tagged with climate change

It’s time to take a clear-eyed look at the science behind the increasing number of weather events due to climate change — the political science

It’s time to take a clear-eyed look at the science behind the increasing number of weather events due to climate change — the political science

Politics drives so much of our reaction to climate change impacts.  Charles Lane provides a good article on the Washington Post website that you should enjoy.   It’s time to look at the (political) science behind climate change This year, California recorded its deadliest wildfire in state history. The combined intensity and duration of the … Continue reading

Reviewing climate change and employment impacts

Reviewing climate change and employment impacts

Garth Heutel, Associate Professor of Economics at Georgia State University assesses the impact on employment by climate change policies (or the lack of them). He provides this article on The Conversation website.   Do climate policies ‘kill jobs’? An economist on why they don’t cause massive unemployment Climate change will hammer the U.S. economy unless … Continue reading

Australian mining companies may be in breach of their legal duties by refusing to consider the financial risks posed by climate change

Australian mining companies may be in breach of their legal duties by refusing to consider the financial risks posed by climate change

An investor group, Market Forces, finds most Australian mining and infrastructure companies are dismissing climate as a financial risk to their business, in breach of legal requirements. Ben Smee explains in an article in The Guardian. What is the situation in your country? Australian mining giants ‘may be breaking law’ by ignoring climate change risks … Continue reading