David Stockwell of Niche Modeling provides a technical assessment of the Rahmstorf et. al. paper that Ross Garnaut’s Review relies on. He suggests that the Rahmstorf et. al. may have ‘padded’ the end of their data series to make their trend analysis more plausible.
Peter Gallagher is student of piano and photography. He was formerly a senior trade official of the Australian government. For some years after leaving government, he consulted to international organizations, governments and business groups on trade and public policy.
He teaches graduate classes at the University of Adelaide on trade research methods and the role of firms in trade and growth and tweets trade (and other) stuff from @pwgallagher