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Legislative Pulse: Arkansas

[Editor’s Note: Arkansas State Rep. Nate Bell (R-District 2) is in his third term in the Arkansas House of Representatives, serving the citizens of Polk County and part of Montgomery County. Bell serves on the committee for Education and the State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee.] Burnett: At a recent American Legislative Exchange Council meeting, you sponsored a model resolution based on Heartland Institute Science Director Jay Lehr’s plan to replace the U.S. Environmental...

New Climate Model Sparks Debate

An article in the journal Science Bulletin, “Why Models Run Hot: Results from an Irreducibly Simple Climate Model,” has introduced a new, simple model of the climate’s response to adding carbon-dioxide to the atmosphere. The new model tracks temperatures and temperature trends more closely than the complex climate models used by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Climate ‘Complexity’ Mistakes The authors note each of the complex climate models used by the IPCC...

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