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    Much has been said here about the cost of cutting emissions. What is the cost of failing to?

    Yale Environment 360: Calculating the True Cost<br /> Of Global Climate Change

    Calculating the True Cost
    Of Global Climate Change
    Researchers disagree about what the economic costs of climate change will be over the coming decades. But the answer to that question is fundamental in deciding how urgent it is to take action to reduce emissions.
    by john carey

    When climate legislation died last summer in Congress, one cause was the powerful drumbeat of claims that the bill would bring economic disaster. The legislation would amount to a massive tax hike, devastating an already crippled economy and throwing more people out of work, charged Senator James Inhofe (R-Ok) and Glenn Beck. It would be “the final nail in the coffin of the American middle class,” proclaimed an ad from the Conservative Society of America. Despite supporters’ protests that the price tag of greenhouse gas curbs would be modest, voters’ fear of hits to their pocketbooks forced even many Democrats to backpedal.

    The heated argument about economic costs, however, barely touched one vitally important issue: the costs of NOT taking action on climate. What if last summer’s Russian heat wave and drought, which destroyed one third of the country’s wheat crop, or the catastrophic floods in Pakistan and China, or category 5 hurricanes like Katrina are just glimpses of future havoc from warming left unchecked? As Kevin Trenberth, head of the Climate Analysis Section at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, observes, “Certain events would have been extremely unlikely to have occurred without global warming, and that includes the Russian heat wave and wild fires, and the Pakistan, Chinese, and Indian floods.”

    The economic costs of such disasters could make even inflated estimates of the legislation’s price tag look small, says University of California, Berkeley, economist Michael Hanemann. Yet Congress didn’t seem to care. “The question of damages from climate change never penetrated the debate in There’s a deeply rooted perception in the U.S. that the economy will suffer little damage from climate change.Washington,” Hanemann says.
     
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    Why Socialism?

    &#8220;I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which would be oriented toward social goals.&#8221;


    Who's wrote this statement of genius?

    Einstein, or in german, one stone (these guys love their rocks and mountains, stone also means &#8216;family&#8217;)





    Dont forget folks.........when the environmental k00ks spout off about "science", its a cover for their real agenda: total government control of energy and ultimately, government control of everything and the complete redistribution of wealth. Einstein was a fraud, just like the k00ks, and stole alot of his stuff..........worked in a patent office for Christsakes.



    Our economy is on the brink and the k00ks want to take a turn that will cost 2.3 million jobs and double the cost of electricity.............all based upon a hail mary pass guess.

    Chances of it happening?


    ZERO............the ruling class knows that at a certain point, revolution by the masses can turn their world upside down. We will go this road..........but only decades from now when we actually have 21st century technology. But by then............this last 15 years will be looked upon as a total scam, a fad...........the green special interests ultimately blown to shit.



    EDIT>>>> Note the above reference by Rocks comes from Yale.........one of the most progressive/liberal universities in the world. Virtually ALL of its facualty are true believers in socialism. Kind of important to note<<<<<EDIT
     
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    Why is Kooky an idiot?
     
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    It's time for the Warmers Favorite Fake Science Game

    WHEEL

    OF

    CLIMATE

    CHANGE
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    * Also known as "Global Warming, Manmade Global Warming, Global Cooling, Global WarmerCoolering, Global CoolerWarmering, Climate Disruption, The Great Climactic Googly Moogly"
     
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    Lordy, lordy, the two no use at all idiots have weighed in.
     
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    Old Rock still cannot point to one single repeatable laboratory experiment showing how a 200PPM increase in CO2 will cause flooding in Australia.

    Pointing to a weather condition and saying, "LOOK! Global Warming!" is NOT science, its a joke.

    Thanks for the laughs OR
     
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    Folks..........Old Rocks is a boosom buddy of Van Jones........uncerimoniously 86'd from the Obama administration about a year ago. Van Jones was placed in a position of speical advisor for transforming our energy sources to all green.

    Just take a gandor and check this communist out...............

    Van Jones - KeyWiki


    This guy Old Rocks is a carbon copy ( no pun intended) of Van Jones!!!



    :blowup::blowup::blowup:




    Hey Rocks.................do I have this uncanny ability to blow your shit up OR WHAT?????????:fu::lmao::fu:
     
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    Sure, and just continue laughing as you get the bill for your groceries. There are going to be a lot of people right here in this nation that are going to find the continued increase in the cost of food due to extreme weather events no laughing matter.
     
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    Sure, Frank, and you are a bosom buddy of Herr Goebbels.
     
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    "REAL SCIENCE" FaIl
     

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