Friday, October 10, 2008


Even as Chemistry Nobel winner Paul Crutzen affirms that "if we are looking at a slowdown in the economy, there will be less fossil fuels burning, so for the climate it could be an advantage," don't forget the IPCC's "chief climate scientist," economist Rajendra Pachauri, asserting (in late 2003) that global warming results from both industrialization and its absence:
There is absolutely no reason to believe that, in the longer term, lower economic development would, all other things being equal, result in lower emissions.
(via Planet Gore)

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