Not by Fire but by Ice
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“Just as well, really, if we consider figures published in an article in The Washington Post, also on Monday, by Danish statistician and environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg.
“Well-known climate economist Richard Tol, a contributor to the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, estimates the global cost of emissions targets needed to keep the rise in global temperature to under the 2C limit suggested by the IPCC's work at $US40 trillion in 2100 to avoid expected climate damage costing $US1.1 trillion.
As if that’s not folly enough,
Lomborg thinks Tol's estimates are
“The last thing the world needs is a global trade war sparked by European attempts to bully the world into adopting its climate change policies, which are under attack in the EU itself, to shelter its industries from the economic damage its climate policies will impose.
“The looming failure at Copenhagen is a powerful
argument against Australia rushing to pass the Rudd government's flawed
emissions trading scheme…. For Australia, with an economic structure
heavily dependent on cheap, carbon-based energy, to move ahead of the
rest of the world is foolish.”
See entire article entitled “Climate Folly before
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