April 22, 2013

Europe Finally Comes to Its Senses on Climate

Bjorn Lomborg, Wall Street Journal

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For some time, a divorce has been on the horizon. For years these sweethearts have soaked up the limelight on the international stage, but the sordid reality has sunk in. On Tuesday, a vote in the European Parliament confirmed that the love affair between the European Union and its climate policy may be well and truly over. This could turn out to be very good news for the world's climate.

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TAGGED: Global Warming, Climate Change, European Union

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