Kicking Away the Energy Ladder: How environmentalism destroys hope for the poorest

Posted: May 4, 2018

Author: Dr. Mikko Paunio

Aggressive decarbonization of the world economy is ineffective virtue signaling.  More CO2 will be a net benefit to the world because, it will significantly increase agricultural yields.  Any additional greenhouse warming will be small and benign.  Not only will decarbonization waste resources needed to solve real problems, but it will harm the world’s poor, whose lives would improve rapidly with affordable, reliable energy from fossil fuels.

See the elegant essay by Dr. Mikko Paunio: https://www.thegwpf.org/content/uploads/2018/05/Paunio-EnergyLadder.pdf

This paper can be found on the Global Warming Policy Foundation website at: https://www.thegwpf.org/green-policies-threaten-poor-nations/