Monthly Archives: November 2012

Rubric for Briefing Papers

The third assignment for the course is to write a succinct briefing for a (real!) politician on a specific policy issue related to climate change. You’ll need to pick a specific politician (e.g. a city councillor, mayor, MPP, MP, PM, foreign leader, … Continue reading

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Bloomberg Businessweek magazine-Climate Change

As Professor Steve stated, Hurricane Sandy clearly highlights the effect of climate change. Without climate change as a factor, this storm would not have been as destructive. I personally thought this article from Bloomberg’s Business section discusses this relationship effectively. … Continue reading

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Al Gore on Sandy

Former Vice-President of the United States, Al Gore has released a statement on his official blog regarding Hurricane Sandy and his views on how climate change may have had an effect on it. Gore states that Sandy was  “strengthened by … Continue reading

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