Re: global warming and sea level rise

From: Robin Hanson (
Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 07:21:23 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
>I favor environmentalism, I like trees and nature, Im all for it.
>But the field has been hijacked by statists. If you read over those
>references, there is an unspoken assumption that all change
>is bad, unconscionable. They spend all their efforts convincing
>the proletariat that global warming is real, then dont bother
>explaining why it is bad.

Economists have spend quite a bit of effort estimating and
weighing the positive and negative consequences. I don't
follow this area very closely, but here is one link:

Robin Hanson
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
MSN 1D3, Carow Hall, Fairfax VA 22030-4444
703-993-2326 FAX: 703-993-2323

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