Slowing Economic Growth to Clean the Environment Will Dirty It More

by Don Boudreaux on June 30, 2016

in Cleaned by Capitalism, Environment, Myths and Fallacies, Video

In this short video, Johan Norberg explains the environmental dangers of too many proposals to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.  (By the way, for you fans of taking action based on the “precautionary principle,” even if you believe that the chances are only very small that government-imposed environmental regulations will lead to a cataclysmic fall in economic prosperity and, in turn, a consequent increase in quite lethal environmental hazards, your logic dictates that you call for an immediate end to government-imposed environmental regulations.)

The worst environmental disaster is the absence of capitalism.


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