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Is the EPA Changing the Regulatory Paradigm?

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Sometimes it’s worth reading the fine print in obscure regulatory proposals. One such example is contained in a “proposed rulemaking”...

Greenland Update: New Evidence for Post Ice-Age Warmth

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Last month, we summarized evidence for the long-term stability of Greenland’s ice cap, even in the face of dramatically warmed summer temperatures....

What’s Next for the EPA?

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE So EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is gone, the environmentalists’ noirest bete noire since James Watt ran the Interior Department early in the...

You Ought to Have a Look: Lukewarming the News

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Scientific American, which is quite reliably alarmed by the prospects of climate change, showed signs of moderation this week in...

Time to Cool It: U.N.’s Moribund High-End Global Warming Emissions Scenario

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE The amount of future warming is predicated on the amount of emitted greenhouse gases and the sensitivity of earth’s surface...

You Ought to Have a Look: Curry on Worry

PATRICK J. MICHAELS & PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE This week, we have two notable items of interest. First and foremost, a must-read article from...

The Real Climate Terror

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE The Obama Administration is sticking to its talking points claiming climate change affects us more than terrorism. It might be...

Repeating News Story: Global Warming To Make Blizzards Worse

PATRICK J. MICHAELS & PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE Over the next couple of days, as the Nor’easter honing in on the New England...

Is the Senate Going Lukewarm?

PATRICK J. MICHAELS & PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE When it comes to opinions about climate change, there have traditionally been two main camps:...

You Ought to Have a Look: Web Reactions to SOTU Climate Claims

PATRICK J. MICHAELS & PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE In this week’s installment of You Ought to Have a Look, we take a look...

You Ought to Have a Look: Record Global Temperatures

PATRICK J. MICHAELS & PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER,  CATO INSTITUTE A lot of buzz around the web was generated late this week with the announcement...

You Ought to Have A Look

Poor Climate Models, Ethics and Climate Policy, New White House Guidelines PATRICK C. MICHAELS & PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE You Ought to Have a...

Nothing New as China "Intends" to Cap Emissions

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Most every paper in the country is trumpeting today that China has finally agreed to limit its emissions of carbon...