Can We Stop Global Warming Without Stopping the Global Economy?

There is no longer any serious dispute that the planet is warming, that man-made emissions of greenhouse gases are the principal cause, and that the long-term economic and social consequences of Climate could be grave. So far, the US government has done much less than most other rich-country governments to start addressing these issues. Is this going to change? Can global warming be stopped without stopping the global economy? What are the most promising technologies? What will it take to develop them, and get them adopted? What is the cost of doing nothing? What is the real cost and how will it impact the global economy? Is the prospect of change already out of reach? Carol Browner, John Fund, Andrew Revkin, Thomas Lovejoy and Daniel C. Esty discuss with David Monsma.

Festival: 2007

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