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Watch: Statistician Dr. Kevin Dayaratna on ‘The Social Benefits of Lukewarming’

  ICCC-14 Preview, Ep. 1: Kevin Dayaratna, The Social Benefits of Lukewarming The Heartland Institute In this preview of Heartland’s 14th International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-14) on Oct. 15-17 in Las Vegas, the Heritage Foundation’s Kevin Dayaratna, Ph.D., gave a brief presentation on his new paper with Ross McKitrick and Patrick Michaels on climate […]

Biden’s ‘social cost of carbon’ delusion By Craig Rucker The Biden Administration is foolishly determined to eradicate carbon-based fuels from America’s energy mix. They claim the nation can easily go from one that gets 80% of its energy from fossil fuels today to one that is 80% “carbon-free” by 2030 – or 100% by 2050. To facilitate their […]

Analysis: The Social Cost of Carbon and Climate Sensitivity Is Model Manipulation at Its Finest By Patrick J. Michaels / Kevin Dayaratna The “social cost of carbon” is a calculation that the Biden administration is looking to use to justify stringent regulation of carbon dioxide emissions. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt—joined by Arkansas, Arizona, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah—have now filed a lawsuit, […]

The Social Costs Of Carbon Cancelation The Social Costs Of Carbon CancelationClimate Change Dispatch / 1dclimate justice protestFearing that incessant warnings about man-made climate cataclysms would not be enough to end US fossil fuel use, the Obama-Biden Administration instructed a special Interagency Working Group to concoct a “Social Cost of Carbon (SCC)” concept. The SCC would “scientifically” calibrate the dollar […]

Biden’s Bogus Climate Report on the ‘social cost of carbon’ Biden’s Bogus Climate ReportScience Matters / by Ron Clutz / scc-working-group The latest criticism comes from James Broughel writing at Real Clear Politics Biden’s Climate Report Is Based on Personal Values, Not Science. Excerpts in italics with my bolds. Late last month, the Biden administration quietly released an update of the government’s “social cost […]

Statistician: Why ‘Social Cost of Carbon’ Is Most Useless Number You’ve Never Heard Of

As the Biden administration is looking to bring back the SCC to policymaking, here’s a flashback to my congressional testimony laying out WHY the SCC is the most useless number you've never heard of — Kevin D. Dayaratna, Ph.D. (@kdd0211) March 4, 2021 By Kevin Dayaratna On his very first day in […]

Biden Reverses Trump’s Way of Valuing Climate – Reality Check: The ‘social cost of carbon’ a ‘transparent & obvious fraud’ ‘Social cost of carbon’: With One Number, Biden Reverses Trump’s Way of Valuing Climate Bloomberg Law: President Joe Biden has reactivated the Obama-era approach to estimating the cost of climate change, a move that will revamp environmental regulations by establishing a much higher dollar value for greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. A document […]