Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Sea Level Rise

Yesterday in class we discussed how climate change might hurt the economy. One of the issues we focused on was a rise in sea level and what that might mean for Miami or Wilmington. Here is an article from yesterday's NYTimes with more details.

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Immelt on Hell

Very interesting comments from GEs leading man. Since we are talking about energy policy I thought this might interest all of you.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

All you ever wanted to know about US energy

This is a very cool site for learning about the production, transport and consumption of enery in the US.

The Price of Gasoline

What do you make of the following? Chart

Can you form any testable hypotheses by looking at this data?

Welcome Back

Hope you all had a nice break. We will spend this week finishing the acquisition-dissipation model and focusing on chapters 8,9, and 7. This should give us a solid foundation for reading the primary literature beginning next week. See you this afternoon.