Friday, October 28, 2022

How the Climate Elite Spread Misery - WSJ

How the Climate Elite Spread Misery - WSJ - By Bjorn Lomborg
  • Most people are more worried about high gas and food prices, which green policies make worse.
"The chattering classes who jet to conferences at Davos or Aspen have for years been telling the rest of us that our biggest immediate threats are climate change, environmental disasters and biodiversity loss.
...Across the world, low temperatures are much more dangerous than high ones: 
  • Half a million people die each year from heat, but 
  • more than 4.5 million die from cold. 
...Climate policies also increase energy prices by subsidizing renewables like solar and wind. 
That makes it even harder to adapt to the extreme temperatures climate activists bemoan. 
You need cheap and reliable energy to afford air conditioning in the summer and heating in the winter...

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