Bjørn Lomborg

How green policies hurt the poor

Cold? Hungry? Short of cash? You can always eat carbon credits...

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[/audioplayer]Advocates against global warming often frame the issue in terms of helping the poor. ‘You’re right, people dying thanks to climate change is some way off…’ ran one fairly typical advert recently, ‘about 5,000 miles, give or take.’

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