Climate Change

Fri, 07/06/2024 - 00:31
by Kent Peacock

The idea that 2⁰C is a safe guardrail against global heating was a guesstimate by an economist almost fifty years ago, and it had a sketchy scientific basis even at that time. In November 2023, a consortium comprised of many of the top glaciologists and climate scientists in the world published a report entitled “The State of the Cryosphere 2023—Two Degrees is Too High.” (See also the review on Carbon Brief.)  The only hope of preventing catastrophic sea-level rise,

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Wed, 05/06/2024 - 08:34

We are economists, political-economists and policy specialists in related fields, writing to express our support for active measures to strengthen Australia's manufacturing capabilities and guide investment in critical infrastructure, including measures proposed in the Commonwealth government's Future Made in Australia policy framework [...]

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