[extropy-chat] The great global warming swindle
pharos at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 16:40:26 UTC 2007
On 4/6/07, Rafal Smigrodzki wrote:
> ### By all means! Especially if there were problems that would need to
> be addressed. But, since the predicted net effect of global warming on
> the US economy is a gain of about 50 billion dollars over the next few
> decades (after adding losses from increased cooling loads, minor
> losses from the few inches of rising ocean levels, and adding gains
> from reduced heating bills and greatly improved agricultural output),
> I feel no pressing need to find solutions.
No overlooked side-effects?
I think I shall take this as a new definition of 'chutzpah'.
One humorous example of chutzpah is often given as follows: "A boy is
on trial for murdering his parents, and he begs of the judge leniency
because he is an orphan."
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