In the first part of a new video series, I give an outline of Chapter One of Climate Change Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels, which covers environmental economics. I explain the role of economics in protecting the environment. In a nutshell, it?s this: economic prosperity gives humans the time to care about the environment. Otherwise it?s just a day-to-day battle for survival. As Dr. John Christy put it:
?We are not morally bad people for taking carbon and turning it into the energy that offers life to humanity in a world that would otherwise be brutal,?
?On the contrary, we are good people for doing so.?
?Without energy, life is brutal and short.?
By the way, this is the very first video production in the new broadcast video studio I setup for Heartland in Chicago about two weeks ago. From it, live streaming to the web, major…
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