Re: [OPE] New Book on the Economics of Climate Change[MESSAGE NOT SCANNED]

From: Paul Cockshott <>
Date: Wed Jan 28 2009 - 04:46:29 EST

> > Yeah, it's a bummer this climate change. But will it get hotter or
> > colder? Why spend TeraDollars to fight anthropogenic global warming
> when
> > we might be in for a mini Ice Age or even a full blown one.
> Hi Phil:
> An answer would be that both global warming and 'global chilling' are
> consequences of the same process Thus, if you stop the process of global
> warming you also stop the possibility of a 'mini Ice Age' becoming a
> reality. This might seem counter-intuitive, but ....
> In solidarity, Jerry
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This seems complete rubbish from both of you.
The scientific evidence for anthropogenic climate change is
overwhelmingly strong as any regular reading of Science or Nature
would soon convince you. Prospective mechanisms for ice ages relate
mainly to the Milankovich cycle which is
not anthropogenic, but related to the precession of the earth's axis.
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