Silence on global warming

11/27/2000
Your editorial "Silence on global warming," (OGJ, Oct. 30, 2000, p. 21) attacks the scientific credibility of global warming. You are missing the point. So perhaps we don't have comprehensive proof quite yet, and aren't acting on complete information. What is missing from this argument is the concept of risk. Even if you consider that the risk is low that global warming is indeed here, the potential consequences of even a moderate temperate increase would result in the greatest disaster in the history of mankind.If we choose to invest more in new technology as our central goal, and progressively improve emissions restrictions over time, we give ourselves the best change of mitigat...
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