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  • The Book
  • by davidm
  • onApril 1, 2018
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Dramatic Difference in Damage Potential of Climate Change by Region in the U.S.

Damage function is the technical term used by economists in assessing the effects of weather-driven damages to the economic performance of a given region. With advances in the predictive capabilities of models of climate change, it is now possible to estimated economic impacts with increasing precision and refinement by region. A recent study in the […]

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  • The Book
  • by davidm
  • onMarch 25, 2018
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The Danger of NO Nukes

Since publication of The Price of Carbon I have been challenged by some within the environmental community as to the strongly stated position in the book that nuclear power is not only safe and sustainable but required to efficiently decarbonize power grids within the timeframe required to limit future surface warming to less than 2°C. […]

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  • The Book
  • by davidm
  • onMarch 20, 2018
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Costs of Fueling a Vehicle Compared to Charging an Electric Vehicle

Assessing the costs and emissions of operating a conventional gas or diesel fueled vehicle with an electric vehicle often involves a complete life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions. This process requires assumptions as to the energy mix to produce electricity, and the consumer cost of electricity and gasoline. Further, theses factors are far from […]

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  • The Book
  • by davidm
  • onJanuary 17, 2018
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Regina book launch added to book tour

A Regina book launch event has been confirmed for February 28th at 7:30 pm in the Arizona Room of Bushwakker Pub. The author will present an overview of the book and the subject of climate change and climate change policy, followed by a reading, and a question and answer session. Signed copies of the book […]

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  • The Book
  • by davidm
  • onDecember 22, 2017
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Prairie Resilience: A Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy. Part 1 An Overview of a Token Gesture Under the Guise of a Climate Action Plan

The Government of Saskatchewan’s White Paper on Climate Change begins with an acknowledgement of the reality of man-made climate change and the need to curtail emissions of greenhouse gases. In 2015, emissions from the province of Saskatchewan totaled 75 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents which equates to 10% of the Canadian total. The intensity […]

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