Planet Gore

He sees straw people

Environmental economist Tim Haab (whose blog,, should be a daily read for anyone interested in energy and environmental economics, even if you don’t agree with all of it) <a href="“>reviews part of John and Teresa Heinz Kerry’s new book on the environment. I don’t think he’s particularly impressed. An example:


The next ten years will determine whether we take the necessary action to reverse the threat of climate change, so why has the American government declined to take meaningful action?

I bet this is going to be a theme…bipartisan action is needed to solve environmental problems and it’s their fault.

A lot of other good points and the odd zinger along the way. I look forward to the full review.

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