Carlin Climate Science by Public Policy Issue

Alan Carlin's publications on climate science

Scientific Validity and Economic Efficiency of Climate Change Mitigation

Environmentalism Gone Mad: How a Sierra Club Activist and Senior EPA Analyst Discovered a Radical Green Energy Fantasy, 2015, Stairway Press, Mount Vernon, WA. Available for purchase from book Webpage

Modern Environmentalism: A Longer Term Threat to Western Civilization, Energy and Environment, Vol. 24, No. 6, 2013, pp. 1063-72. Abstract and first page.

A Multidisciplinary, Science-Based Approach to the Economics of Climate Change, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol. 8, No. 4, April, 2011, pp. 985-1031.

Comments on Draft Proposed EPA Endangerment Finding TSD

Comments on Draft Technical Support Document for Endangerment Analysis for Greenhouse Gas Emissions under the Clean Air Act, unpublished report prepared for the US Environmental Protection Agency but not representing the Agency's views, final version dated March 16, 2009.  Designed to be printed double-sided.  PDF file size is 4MB.  Press coverage includes the following: CBSNews, NYTimes, Wall Street Journal news and opinion, and  London Telegraph.  Abstract and additional related informationavailable.

Why There Are Much More Efficient and Effective Approaches to Reducing Global Temperatures than Reducing CO2 Emissions

The Increasing Need for Research on Geoengineering Approaches to Reducing Potential Global Cooling, in Yu. A. Izrael, A. G. Ryaboshapko, and S. A. Gromov, editors, Investigation of Possibilities of Climate Stabilization Using New Technologies, Proceedings of International Scientific Conference, “Problems of Adaptation to Climate Change” (Moscow, 7–9 November 2011), Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 2012, pp. 24-34.

Why a Different Approach Is Required if Global Climate Change Is to Be Controlled Efficiently or Even at All, Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 32, Issue 2, Spring, 2008, pp. 685-757.  Abstract

Risky Gamble, Environmental Forum, Vol. 24, No. 5, September/October, 2007, pp. 42-7.  Abstract

Global Climate Change Control: Is There a Better Strategy than Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions?, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 155, No. 6, June, 2007, pp. 1401-97Abstract

Implementation and Utilization of Geoengineering for Global Climate Change Control, Sustainable Development Law and Policy , Vol. 7, No. 2, Winter, 2007, pp. 56-58. Abstract