Steven Stoft (GEPC): Global Climate Policy: Why and How to Change Course. Shi-Ling Hsu (FSU) and Yoram Bauman (Sightline): Why Conservatives Should Support a Carbon Tax. Michael Burger (Roger Williams) et al: Rethinking Sustainable Development to Meet the Climate Change Challenge. Alan I. Barreca (Tulane), Karen Clay (Carnegie Mellon), Olivier Deschenes (UCSB), and Michael Greenstone and Joseph S. Shapiro (MIT): Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the U.S. Temperature-Mortality Relationship Over the 20th Century. Glenn Scherer on how the IPCC underestimated climate change: Here are just eight examples of where the IPCC missed predictions. Elizabeth Kolbert on the top ten signs of a warming world. Brad Werner titled his most recent talk at the American Geophysical Union, "Is Earth Fucked?" And he gave the answer too, which is pretty much, yup. Thinking about climate change makes people feel helpless and anxious — but that’s why we must talk about it openly. Michael Brown evaluates how seriously recent claims that global extinction could occur within our lifetime should be taken.