Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Sacrificing Africa for Climate Change

Wall Street Journal, By, May 4, 2014 - Every year environmental groups celebrate a night when institutions in developed countries (including my own university) turn off their lights as a protest against fossil fuels. They say their goal is to get America and Europe to look from space like Africa: dark, because of minimal energy use. 
 
But that is the opposite of what's desired by Africans I know. They want Africa at night to look like the developed world, with lights in every little village and with healthy people, living longer lives, sitting by those lights. Real years added to real lives should trump the minimal impact that African carbon emissions could have on a theoretical catastrophe. (link)

My Comment: Please read this article. The left wants to stop industrialization of Africa without any rational cost-benefit analysis.

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