agency · cooperation · disaster · Framework · Politics

Disaster Response in US Getting Smoother Every Time

Recent progress in the handling of disasters in the United States is nice to see

climate change · Climate communication · climate science · Framework · Negotiation · Politics · Uncategorized

I Want Some Action – How About Some Bets on Climate Predictions?

Mark Boslough has a climate wager nobody will take because it misses the point. I’ve got an idea for climate wagers which both sides can take and mutually negotiate. Negotiation of terms would be a big step towards both sides of climate debate working together.

climate change · Framework · Leverage · Negotiation · Paris · Politics · Settlement

How to Torpedo a Climate Deal – A Christmas Humbug

COP21 in Paris is about the money. The whole gambit to shelve a climate deal was revealed. It’s simple: the US and developed countries don’t want to pay.

climate change · climate science · Framework · Paris · Settlement · Uncategorized

COP21 a “First Step” because Pragmatism is Actually Being Attempted

Twenty years of idealism has resulted in little action. It is time to take a small step and end calls for bold action.

climate change · climate science · Framework · Paris

Demand for Bold Action Has Prevented Action on Climate Change. Focus on Likely Scenarios Will Bring a Measured Response

Bold action on climate change has been repeatedly proposed for decades on the basis of worst-case scenarios that are unlikely to happen.

Had a measured approach to meet likely issues been taken from the get go, we might have eased into boldness.