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Climate Change in the ‘Hood

On Class M, James Hrynyshyn shows us how climate change will benefit the economies of some U.S. counties while damaging many others. This mostly has to do with location; coastal areas and southern latitudes are more threatened, with Florida poised to suffer worst of all. James writes, “we’re not just talking about polar bears anymore.…

A group of economists and scientists are pointing to science to fix the “broken” American economy, positing that the crisis was caused by shortcomings in economic theory that scientific methods could potentially fix. But ScienceBlogger Jake Young is skeptical that this “Economic Manhattan Project” would be anything more than disastrous. “Why do we assume that…