Should We Have Acted Thirty Years Ago to Prevent Climate Change?
By Randall G. Holcombe
This article appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of The Independent Review


When scientists spoke of global climate change in the 1970s, they meant that another Ice Age was on the horizon. Had we acted on their recommendations back then, we would have implemented policies that today’s scientists view as harmful.

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