Climate Change Economics — Comments Sought
I am writing a reply to this hit-piece in Slate, “Save the Earth in Six Hard Questions: What Al Gore doesn’t understand about climate change.” [link fixed]
You can probably imagine what I’m going to say, but I’d love any thoughts or ideas for links you have (hopefully today).
One of the responses:Phil Says:
October 24th, 2007 at 4:25 pm
That whole article is based on a demonstrably false premise.
That economics has some sort of validity in the real world.
It’s more akin to a religious cult than a science.
The basic assumptions of so-called economists (who, ironically, know little of economy and instead promulgate a creed of consumption and waste with no regard to physical limits) have been refuted many times over....
Professor Whitehead, any thoughts?
(There might be a beer in it for ya)