‘Global Warming’ Archive

Andres Duany: Living Small November 1, 2012 No Comments

In the same USA Today 30 years special in which Marc Andreessen gave his dire warning in my last post, Andres Duany, not a man of the left, talks about the urban future.  Global warming will not be prevented, he says [which is just as well with me, as I’ve advocated adaptation].  We will see […]

Global Warming Not a Bad Thing April 4, 2012 1 Comment

Robert Zubrin, in this article from National Review, takes a different approach from most conservatives on global warming, and to my view the most sensible approach.  Instead of denying that global warming is happening, or insisting that human activity has nothing to do with it if it is, he declares that global warming is in […]

Rational consideration of “adaptation” for California… November 23, 2010 2 Comments

Rational consideration of “adaptation” for California as well as merely quixotic attempts at “prevention.”  A great book on this subject, about the British Isles, is Turned Out Nice by Marek Kohn.  I don’t know of any equivalent volume of that quality about the natural scene in California and the West. Related “Climate Change Planning for […]