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Response to NNadir (Original post)

Tue Mar 1, 2016, 03:39 AM

7. K&R. That headline alone needs to be recognised far & wide.

 

> Nature: "Current models of climate economics assume that lives in the future
> are less important than lives today, a value judgement that is rarely scrutinized
> and difficult to defend..."

Personally, I'd take it further still (yet still be accurate):

"Current models of climate economics assume that lives in the future
are less important than short term profits today."


Thanks for posting that article.

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