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Entries from August 2013

Oil (spill) Industry Good for Paper Towel Industry?

August 29th, 2013 · Comments Off on Oil (spill) Industry Good for Paper Towel Industry?

When there are spills in the kitchen, most Americans run for the paper towels. “Bounty: the thicker, quicker picker-upper” and all that. In the face of what is reported to be an “oil spill in New Bedford Harbor” that is “one of the largest … seen in New England,” it looks as if the response […]

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OMG … Can IER read English?

August 14th, 2013 · 1 Comment

An MIT economist publishes a paper explaining that key economic modeling of climate change is wrong primarily because the models do not account for the risk of catastrophic climate chaos, but essentially have linear analysis that fosters a greatly understated accounting of the risks that climate chaos will devastate not just human prospects in the […]

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