Paul Krugman shows why the climate campaign failed

Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website.

Summary: Like all of Krugman’s work, we can learn much from his latest column about climate change. See this annotated version to see how he shows why 30 years of climate crusading has produced so little policy action in the US.

Burning World in Gloved Hand

The Axis of Climate Evil

“Bad faith may destroy civilization”

Paul Krugman’s op-ed
in the New York Times, 11 August 2017.

Krugman is a brilliant economist, with a knack for explaining technical details to the general public. He is also an insightful political analyst, albeit of the left-wing hack kind. In yesterday’s column, he shows us the latter in action — and why three decades of climate activism has accomplished so little.

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