Matt Ridley writes the Mind and Matter column in The Wall Street Journal and has written on climate issues for various publications for 25 years. He is somewhat of a science polymath, having written on a wide variety of science topics – so many that he even has his own Amazon page @ http://amzn.to/V6Qn0E. His latest book, the Rational Optimist (cf. http://amzn.to/VPXE15), is on my reading list for the holidays. His latest WSJ article provides an interesting and informative assessment of empirical climate research:
Matt Ridley: Cooling Down the Fears of Climate Change
In The Wall Street Journal, Matt Ridley reports that the latest scientific evidence points to a further rise of just 1°C by 2100-and the net effect on the planet may actually be beneficial.