The Great Debate

Change the climate narrative

birdsell-subramanian– Nancy Birdsall is the president of the Center for Global Development. Arvind Subramanian is a senior fellow at the Center and at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a regular columnist for the Business Standard, India’s leading business newspaper. The views expressed are their own. –

from The Great Debate UK:

We Need a Fresh Approach on Climate Change

September 9, 2009

Bjorn Lomborg
- Bjorn Lomborg is adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School. He is the organizer of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, which brings together some of the world's top economists, including 5 Nobel laureates, to set priorities for the world. The opinions expressed are his own. -

What will the climate change bill do to your job?

June 26, 2009

diana-furchtgottroth–- Diana Furchtgott-Roth, former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. The views expressed are her own. –-

Time for the GOP to become green

May 20, 2009

Rob Sisson is president of Republicans for Environmental Protection. All opinions expressed are his own.

Slicing and dicing to gain support for cap-and-trade

May 12, 2009

John Kemp Great Debate– John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –

The economic cost of climate change legislation

April 23, 2009

 Diana Furchtgott-Roth– Diana Furchtgott-Roth, former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute.  The views expressed are her own. —

A new vision for the Summit of the Americas

April 15, 2009
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– Jeffrey W. Rubin is professor of history and a research associate at the Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs at Boston University, where he directs the Enduring Reform Project. Emma Sokoloff-Rubin is a Yale undergraduate and an associate editor of The Yale Globalist. The views expressed are their own. –

Democratic divisions stall U.S. cap-and-trade

April 8, 2009

John Kemp Great DebateProspects for enacting a cap-and-trade program regulating U.S. greenhouse gas emissions later this year have receded following a vote in the Senate exposing deep divisions within the Democratic Party.

from Felix Salmon:

Another reason why inflation is a good idea

By Felix Salmon
April 7, 2009

Megan McArdle is unhappy with the state of green consumption:

When I look back at almost every "environmentally friendly" alternative product I've seen being widely touted as a cost-free way to lower our footprint, held back only by the indecent vermin at "industry" who don't care about the environment, I notice a common theme: the replacement good has really really sucked compared to the old, inefficient version.

First the stock market, now water

March 12, 2009

Jonas Minton– Jonas Minton is Water Policy Advisor for the Planning and Conservation League, an environmental advocacy organization.  Previously he was deputy director of the California Department of Water Resources. The views expressed are his own. –