Richard Tol

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Name: Richard Tol
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change cult has to shout louder to be heard amid public skepticism

(Thinkstock Image)The cult centered on “ global warming ” alarmism is getting hot under the collar. People seem to have stopped paying attention, and polls show “climate change” barely registers on a list of voters' concerns.This can only mean, as losing ... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 4 reports

Oldies don't believe in global warming

This week’s chart of the week is data taken from the Essential Poll, which is reported by Crikey.What it shows is a truly stark and remarkable advertisement for the power of self-interest. The older you are – and therefore the less likely you are to experience ... [Published Business Spectator - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 4 reports

Condescending Climate Changers

:58 AM PDT post a commentHornswoggle is a word I have always liked. It is a verb meaning to bamboozle or to dupe. While its origin is considered “unknown,” the word is generally thought to be native to America. The word is said to date to the early ... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Climate change: In the balance

IN SCIENCE, more information is supposed to lead to better conclusions and greater consensus. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which published its latest report on March 31st, certainly has more information. The new study synthesises ... [Published The Economist - Science & Technology - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Why the IPCC Report Neglects the Benefits of Global Warming

W ith the clock ticking toward December 2015 and the last chance to conclude a global treaty at the Paris climate conference, the job of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC ) is to ratchet up the alarm. This it did in its report, released ... [Published National Review - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Food security - the debate rages on

The IPCC said climate change was already affecting crop yieldsThe UN's latest report on climate change grabbed headlines around the world yesterday (31 March) with claims of the "pervasive" impact of global warming, a higher risk of flooding and changes ... [Published Just-Food - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 3 reports

Editorial: The U.N. Keeps The Climate Alarm Ringing

Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Rajendra K. Pachauri, left, chats with Christopher Field, co-chair of the IPCC Working...  View Enlarged ImageGlobal Warming: The United Nations has released its latest climate change report and ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 5 reports

IPCC global warming report: why air conditioning rises 30-fold by 2100

Warming climates and rising incomes will lead to a surge in cooling-related energy use, according to the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It's one of several ways global warming is set to alter global energy supply and demand. ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 10 reports

Think the new climate report is scary? The food-pocalypse is already upon us | Richard Schiffman

'We know all the ingredients are there for a new food crisis,' the World Meteorological Organization's surgeon-general said Monday. 'You just need a few extreme climates affecting a few big producers on the planet and the crisis is there.' Photograph: ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 5 reports

Global warming dials up our risks, UN report says

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Global warming is driving humanity toward a whole new level of many risks, a United Nations scientific panel reports, warning that the wild climate ride has only just begun.Twenty-first century disasters such as killer heat waves ... [Published Middletown Press - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 7 reports

“Like Treating a Cold with Chemotherapy”

( )No sooner do I post last night’s item about the walkbacks coming in the next IPCC report on the impacts of climate change due out Monday than I come across Matt Ridley’s op-ed in today’s Wall Street Journal saying much the same thing.  Some highli ... [Published Power Line - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 6 reports

UK professor refuses to put his name to ‘apocalyptic’ UN climate change survey – Daily Mail

Daily MailA climate scientist has accused the United Nations of being too alarmist over global warming – and demanded his name be removed from a crucial new report. Professor Richard Tol, an economist at the University of Sussex, said fellow UN academics ... [Published Newswatch Magazine - Mar 26 2014]

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...Tol glibly remarked, "half a century of climate change is about as bad as losing one year of economic growth" – hence no great drama

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Climate change cult has to shout louder to be h... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 16 2014]
What is the most effective method of changing c... [Published 2Degrees - Apr 16 2014]
Top Economist Rejects Latest UN Climate Claims [Published Lignet - Apr 14 2014]
Another Week of Global Warming News, April 13, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 14 2014]
UN report adds urgency to UAE clean energy efforts [Published Abu Dhabi National - Apr 14 2014]
Confusion over climate costs undermined IPCC me... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Apr 11 2014]
Western Mail Letters: Friday, 11 April, 2014 [Published Wales Online - Apr 11 2014]
Victor Davis Hanson on the new Inquisition and ... [Published Sister Toldjah - Apr 10 2014]
Don’t bash the global lukewarmers [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 10 2014]
Threat from global warming heightened in latest... [Published Yahoo! India - Apr 10 2014]
Climate Change Crisis Reconsidered by Non-gover... [Published PRWeb - Apr 10 2014]
Oldies don't believe in global warming [Published Business Spectator - Apr 10 2014]
Climate Alarmism? Of Course! The IPCC Was Desig... [Published Watts Up With That? - Apr 10 2014]
Letters: Curse of the PM’s ‘full support’ strik... [Published The Independent - Apr 09 2014]
The boringly mainstream solution to climate change [Published PandoDaily - Apr 09 2014]
Government's Hand Can Guide The Energy Ventures... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 09 2014]
IPCC report shows Stern inflated climate change... [Published Business Spectator - Apr 09 2014]
The Lomborg man behind the IPCC mutiny [Published Business Spectator - Apr 09 2014]
Richard Tol's flawed claims about the Stern Review [Published Business Spectator - Apr 09 2014]
Richard Tol's IPCC errors [Published Business Spectator - Apr 09 2014]
Algorean Reverses Himself [Published LewRockwell.com - Apr 08 2014]
Condescending Climate Changers [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 08 2014]
UN, Obama Flog Global Warming Alarmism — As Mor... [Published New American - Apr 08 2014]
'Smear campaign' against professor who refused ... [Published Sott.net - Apr 07 2014]
How the IPCC report was doctored to scare you [Published Herald Sun - Apr 07 2014]
Condescending Climate Changers [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 07 2014]
The great climate change walkback [Published Human Events Online - Apr 07 2014]
Y2Kyoto: Climate McCarthyism [Published small dead animals - Apr 07 2014]
Going totalitarian on Tol [Published Watts Up With That? - Apr 06 2014]
Max Planck Institute Economist: Germany’s Energ... [Published No Tricks Zone - Apr 06 2014]
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Another Week of Global Warming News, April 13, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 14 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 Confronting a New Age of ConsequencesApril 13, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , COP15 , WG3 ...
Victor Davis Hanson on the new Inquisition and ... [Published Sister Toldjah - Apr 10 2014]
**Posted by Phineas “The new liberal tolerance” And even freedom of thought. Writing at National Review Online , Dr. Hanson reviews recent incidents of people being hounded for their political opinions or scientific skepticism –among others,  ...
Climate Alarmism? Of Course! The IPCC Was Desig... [Published Watts Up With That? - Apr 10 2014]
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived. Niccolo Machiavelli Alarmist: “Someone who is considered to be exaggerating a danger and so causing needless worry or panic.” Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball Richard Tol … Continue ...
Condescending Climate Changers [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 07 2014]
Hornswoggle is a word I have always liked. It is a verb meaning to bamboozle or to dupe. While its origin is considered “unknown,” the word is generally thought to be native to America. The word is said to date to the early 19th Century, but it does ...
Y2Kyoto: Climate McCarthyism [Published small dead animals - Apr 07 2014]
The smear campaign against Professor Richard Tol; Prof Tol, from Sussex University, is a highly respected climate economist and one of two 'co-ordinating lead authors' of an important chapter in the 2,600-page report published last week by the UN Int ...
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