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David Hone: January 2010
Climate Change Adviser, Shell Group

David Hone: January 2010

David Hone is the climate change adviser for the Shell Group and vice chairman of the International Emissions Trading Association. He also works closely with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

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A focus on the data

There is little doubt that the current public perception of climate change science is one of disarray and uncertainty. What appeared solid as recently as mid-2009 has been hit hard from all sides by a series of events.

By David Hone | January 27, 2010; 06:46 AM ET | Comments (17)

It shouldn't make a difference!

The shift in the balance of power in the Senate may well have a negative impact on the cap-and-trade aspect of the energy / climate bill, but it really shouldn't. Political opponents the world over seem to be debating the science of climate change, when almost without exception, the very scientific institutions that they finance are telling them that there is a problem that needs addressing.

By David Hone | January 21, 2010; 12:45 PM ET | Comments (4)

The weather belongs on the evening news

How can a warming world experience such weather? Therein lies the issue -- short term weather phenomena is not the same as long term climate change.

By David Hone | January 13, 2010; 08:34 AM ET | Comments (2)

Responding to future impacts

The decisions we have made and are in the process of making are already based on an assessment of the future impacts of elevated CO2 levels in the atmosphere. But as the science has become better understood over the last...

By David Hone | January 7, 2010; 07:20 AM ET | Comments (3)

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