The Feasibility of Building a Green Economy

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Fri, Apr 23rd, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

If you listen to climate scientists--and despite the relentless campaign to discredit their work, you should--it is long past time to do something about emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. If we continue with business as usual, they say, we are facing a rise in global temperatures that will be little short of apocalyptic. And to avoid that apocalypse, we have to wean our economy from the use of fossil fuels, coal above all. But is it possible to make drastic cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions without destroying our economy? (via HalfInHalfOut)

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