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Posted Sun Sep 6 2009: from Financial Times:
Thumbs up to geo engineering, thumbs down to carbon taxes from Lomborg group
We now have the results of the study by the Copenhagen Consensus -- a group of economists brought together by Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Sceptical Environmentalist -- showing which options for averting dangerous climate change they judge to offer the best value for money. Five economists -- Finn Kydland, Thomas C. Schelling, Vernon L. Smith, Nancy L. Stokey, and Jagdish Bhagwati (the first three are Nobel laureates) decided the rankings.
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'Doc Jim says:
So stupid they're not just wrong, but criminally wrong.
Geoengineering presumes that we understand the interrelationships of the world sufficiently to get it right the first time without unintended consequences. So far, our record on that count is extremely poor. Changing human behavior (by taxes or other means) is hard, but geoengineering is a weapon of war, with geopolitical consequences.

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