Monthly Archives: January 2016

Climate Change: Scientific Measurements Versus Incomplete Estimates

Us humans tend to be a somewhat optimistic bunch, a bias that may have had significant benefits for our species survival, and even for our individual emotional well-being. To back up this optimism we have a conformation bias, selectively seeking … Continue reading

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Complexity, Short Term Volatility, The Exponential, And The Limits Of Human Cognition

The problem with complex systems, such as Climate Change, the Energy System, and Financial Systems, is that they tend not to move in straight lines. Instead, they tend to oscillate around a trend and can move in a counter-trend fashion … Continue reading

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