Richard Tol

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Name: Richard Tol
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Taxing problems for Government

Around 2000BC, Egyptian tax officials came up with a clever wheeze.They slapped a tax on cooking oil.Ever since then, governments have been taking their little slice off the top when people have been out purchasing their groceries and other consumabl ... [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Climate Alarmists Get Ugly

The climate change debate rages, beginning with physical science and continuing with economic analysis and government policy.The good news is that the balance of evidence continues to point toward modest warming scenarios, not catastrophic ones, from ... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Appeals to the climate consensus can give the wrong impression

You might have heard that 97% of climate scientists agree the world is warming and people are the cause. This level of agreement, known as “consensus”, is often put forward in the climate debate in support…AuthorResearch scientist at University of Me ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Nonsense On Climate Change; Grote, Williams & Preston On Aviation Emissions

As long time readers will know I’m generally a supporter of the climate change concept. Yes, warming is happening, we’re causing it and we should be doing something about it. As a result I continually shout that we should institute a carbon tax and cut ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Keystone is worse than we thought

The controversial Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times the amount of greenhouse gas emissions than the State Department originally estimated, according to a new study from the  Stockholm Environment Institute, a nonprofit research organizati ... [Published MSNBC - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Keystone Pipeline Carbon Pollution More Than Predicted, Study Says

 By Seth Borenstein WASHINGTON -- The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes.The U.S. estimates didn't take into account that ... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

BRADLEY: Climate alarmists get ugly

The climate change debate rages, beginning with the physical science and continuing with economic analysis and government policy.The good news is that the balance of evidence continues to point toward modest warming scenarios, not catastrophic ones, from ... [Published Friendswood Journal - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Leading climate economist accused of “distorting” research

Frank Ackerman says 2013 paper by Richard Tol, used by IPCC, minimises economic risks of climate changeGovernments need to know the potential costs of future extreme weather events in order to determine policies (Pic: Hartford Guy)By Ed KingOne of the ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tol/Lomborg Becoming Powerful Voices Of Reason On Climate Policy In German Media: “1 Euro Costs…3 Cents Benefit”

It seems that it is beginning to dawn on some of Europe’s mainstream media: The transition to green energies is turning out to be ten or even 100 times more expensive than what they were led to believe just a few years ago.Increasingly we have been seeing ... [Published No Tricks Zone - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 2 reports

Climate contrarians accidentally confirm the 97% global warming consensus

Gremlins may have gotten hold of Richard Tol's research again. Photograph: Moviestore Collection/Rex Feat "There is no doubt in my mind that the literature on climate change overwhelmingly supports the hypothesis that climate change is caused by humans. ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 5 reports

IPCC: why the end is always nigh

N o longer able to channel the zeitgeist in the way it once could, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has a similar feel to an ageing rock band. Seven years ago, when it released its greatest hit, its fourth assessment ... [Published Spiked Online - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

UN Author Severs Ties with 'Alarmist' Climate Change Writing Team

A respected professor of economics at Sussex University in England has severed ties with the upcoming United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, claiming that his colleagues are "alarmist" about the threat of climate ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 28 2014]

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"if you are serious about cutting methane emissions, it means giving up cows milk and giving up cow meat, and that is the discussion you need to have. what are the alternatives? kangaroo is a good alternative, but the problem is these animals tend to jump. they are very hard to fence in" said Tol

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Taxing problems for Government [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 01 2014]
Climate Alarmists Get Ugly [Published Epoch Times - Aug 18 2014]
Appeals to the climate consensus can give the w... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 12 2014]
Nonsense On Climate Change; Grote, Williams & P... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 12 2014]
Keystone Pipeline Carbon Pollution More Than Pr... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 11 2014]
Study: Keystone is worse than we thought [Published MSNBC - Aug 10 2014]
BRADLEY: Climate alarmists get ugly [Published Friendswood Journal - Aug 05 2014]
Leading climate economist accused of “distortin... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 01 2014]
Tol/Lomborg Becoming Powerful Voices Of Reason ... [Published No Tricks Zone - Jul 25 2014]
RTCC’s climate thermometer: who’s hot, and who’... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Jul 25 2014]
BBC Blows £500k Asking 33,000 People in Asia Th... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 30 2014]
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, June 15,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 16 2014]
UK chief scientist calls for urgent debate on c... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 12 2014]
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, June 8, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 09 2014]
Richard Tol Fights back – with an article in th... [Published Watts Up With That? - Jun 07 2014]
The claim of a 97% consensus on global warming ... [Published Environment: Environment blog | guardian.co.uk - Jun 06 2014]
Climate contrarians accidentally confirm the 97... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 05 2014]
Tol takes on Cook’s ’97% consensus’ claim with ... [Published Watts Up With That? - Jun 04 2014]
The Consensus on Climate Change [Greg Laden's B... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 04 2014]
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, June 1, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 03 2014]
Republican witness admits the expert consensus ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 02 2014]
The Sound Of Settled Science [Published small dead animals - May 30 2014]
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis – May 25,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 26 2014]
More on the Tol correction* [Published Environmental Economics - May 26 2014]
Climate McCarthyism or confected outrage? Check... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 23 2014]
Tol's JEP and JEDC papers on climate change imp... [Published Environmental Economics - May 21 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 18... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 20 2014]
Climate change science has become 'blind' to gr... [Published Telegraph - May 16 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News – May 1... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 14 2014]
Tol creates new IPCC wiki – anyone can take part [Published Watts Up With That? - May 11 2014]
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BBC Blows £500k Asking 33,000 People in Asia Th... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 30 2014]
The BBC has spent over half a million pounds of tax payers' money asking 33,000 people 5,000 miles away from Britain what they think of climate change. The Mail on Sunday reports that the survey by BBC Media Action, which cost £519,000, is designed ...
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, June 15,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 16 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck YearsJune 15, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , Globe , ...
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, June 8, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 09 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Another Week in the Ecological CrisisInformation is not Knowledge…Knowledge is not Wisdom ...
Richard Tol Fights back – with an article in th... [Published Watts Up With That? - Jun 07 2014]
Consensus is irrelevant in science. There are plenty of examples in history where everyone agreed and everyone was wrong. While I admit to being quite surprised they’d allow him equal time, I doubt he’ll win any converts as much of … Continue reading ...
The claim of a 97% consensus on global warming ... [Published Environment: Environment blog | guardian.co.uk - Jun 06 2014]
Consensus is irrelevant in science. There are plenty of examples in history where everyone agreed and everyone was wrong Dana Nuccitelli writes that I accidentally confirm the results of last years 97% global warming consensus study. Nothing could ...
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