Counter the following explanation regarding the nonexistence of a "global warming hiatus" - I promise to post serious comments as a stand-alone visitor blog post and then I can review his rational criticism and comments with my own followup blog post, including an invitation for further response.
- Fuhai Hong and Xiaojian Zhao
Moreover, we introduce a new player in the game: a message sender who has private information about the damage from climate change, and decides whether or not to propagate this information. In the main parts of our analysis, we interpret the message sender as being an international mass medium that has an informational advantage relative to the public. …"
This article offers a rationale for the phenomenon of climate damage accentuation or exaggeration on the part of the international mainstream media or other pro-environmental organizations. …"