Graph of the Day for November 15, 2009

"The panel was asked to address the ten challenge areas and to answer the question, ‘What would be the best ways of advancing global welfare, and particularly of the developing countries, illustrated by supposing that an additional $75 billion of resources were at their disposal over a four-year period?' ...Based on the costs and benefits of the solutions, the panel ranked the proposals, in descending order of desirability, as follows:"

Bjorn Lomborg, the Copenhagen Consensus


Best Ways to Use $75B to Advance Global Welfare, Prioritized



Source:  the Copenhagen Consensus Center.     


Hoven's Index for November 15, 2009


Global temperature rise by 2050, as predicted by computer models, if CO2 emissions are not curbed: 1o C.


Global temperature rise by 2050, by those same models, if CO2 emissions meet Kyoto Treaty targets: 0.94o C.


Source:  Sallie Baliunas.    (Also see the statement of Patrick J. Michaels,
Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, to the US House of Representatives in 1998 indicating a similar, 0.07o C, savings from the Kyoto protocol.)


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"The panel was asked to address the ten challenge areas and to answer the question, ‘What would be the best ways of advancing global welfare, and particularly of the developing countries, illustrated by supposing that an additional $75 billion of resources were at their disposal over a four-year period?' ...Based on the costs and benefits of the solutions, the panel ranked the proposals, in descending order of desirability, as follows:"

Bjorn Lomborg, the Copenhagen Consensus


Best Ways to Use $75B to Advance Global Welfare, Prioritized



Source:  the Copenhagen Consensus Center.     


Hoven's Index for November 15, 2009


Global temperature rise by 2050, as predicted by computer models, if CO2 emissions are not curbed: 1o C.


Global temperature rise by 2050, by those same models, if CO2 emissions meet Kyoto Treaty targets: 0.94o C.


Source:  Sallie Baliunas.    (Also see the statement of Patrick J. Michaels,
Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, to the US House of Representatives in 1998 indicating a similar, 0.07o C, savings from the Kyoto protocol.)


Graph of the Day Archive