27 Sep '11, 10pm

Reactions to a New Plan for CO2 Progress

It strikes me that there are two different issues here. The first is Rob’s call for a more honest public conversation about what we do and don’t know about climate change and climate policy. The second is the continuing matter of whether the wedges are a good way to think about climate strategy. Rob’s assessment of the climate community’s missteps is excellent. I’ve long encouraged people to be more forthright about uncertainties – indeed it is the ugly uncertainties, not the likely outcomes, that should concern people most. (Likely outcomes are fine for explaining why 1000 ppm is unwise; they are less persuasive when it comes to deciding whether, say, 550 is too high or not.) I suspect that he is also correct to assert that the “win-win-win-win-win” formulation of recent years is counterproductive: if you insist that climate policy would be a wonderful thing even if clima...

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