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Published by The Australian
Bjorn Lomborg From: The Australian November 17, 2011 12:00AM
Published by Environmental Health Perspective
Bjørn Lomborg, a Danish writer and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist,11 argues that if imposed today, efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050 (one goal of the Obama administration) would cost trillions of dollars and inflict more pain than climate change itself. Not surprisingly, governments won’t agree to those costs, he says, which is why international meetings like the Copenhagen conference fail every time they’re held. “One of the definitions of insanity is doing the same thing again and again and expecting a different outcome,” Lomborg says.
Published by Wall Street Journal
We constantly hear that electric cars are the future—cleaner, cheaper and better. But if they’re so good, why does California need to ban gasoline-powered cars? Why does the world spend $30 billion a year subsidizing electric ones?