Monday, April 6

"It's the Economy AND the Environment, Stupid!"

From NewScientist:

A big cloud of cyber-fuss has blown up over an article in the New Yorker which argues that prosperity can only be achieved by rampant greenhouse gas production.

By pitting the economy against the environment that article, by David Owen, makes a mistake that the former chief economist of the world bank, Nicholas Stern, has been warning us of for several years now: It's not either the environment or the economy. It's both. Read more...

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