Archive for Climate Change

I’m Pretty Sure I LOL’d

…when I first encountered the Abstract of a paper talking about the 1.5 degree target, where one of the authors was a Lead Author for the IPCC Special Report on the 1.5C target. I wrote up the tale for IER.

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The Problem With “Fact Checking” Websites

This is absolutely hilarious. On Facebook a screenshot of this AP News article is floating around… And then look at how this “fact checker”-type website tries to downplay the obvious critique.

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My Plan to Keep Greenland White

In my latest IER post, I sketch out a scenario entirely consistent with the UN reports on climate change, to show how a voluntary approach could solve any problems from a melting ice sheet. (There might be other, secondary problems, but we don’t need to worry about rising sea levels drowning London.) An excerpt: Now […]

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Murphy Quadruple Play

==> I will be writing a weekly-ish article for Mises.org now, here is my first one on Judy Shelton. ==> At IER, I point out a pretty astonishing remark from a PhD physicist who wrote a NYT article on climate change modeling. Here is her quotation: “In this situation, the best we can do is […]

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The Economics of the Green New Deal

My first talk last week at Mises University:

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Murphy Twin Spin

We’re back from the Contra Cruise, but now I’m headed to Mises U! Here’s some stuff to tide you over: ==> The Contra Krugman episode live from the Cruise. ==> My IER piece summarizing Oren Cass’s recent House testimony on the costs of climate change.

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Potpourri

I have a lot going on right now–good stuff!–so my blogging will be sparse. Here are some things to placate you: ==> My conversation with Karl Smith. It may lead you to think about fiscal stimulus in a new way. ==> Ep . 194 of Contra Krugman, in which we bust Krugman’s attempt to say […]

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And Miles to Go Before I Sleep

I have been the Indiana Jones of economics lately (picture the map showing Indy as a moving red line). I know there are at least 3 of you who only know about my new podcast episodes and articles by checking here, so let me bring you up to speed: ==> On the Lara-Murphy Show, I […]

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