Becker Is Shortsighted On Global Warming

Gary Becker's myopic view is an example of the thinking that has caused current economic malaise ("On global warming, let the coolest heads prevail," Economic Viewpoint, July 20). The global-warming phenomenon will never be proven to everyone's satisfaction, but taking actions to cut CO2 emissions, most of which are energy-related, would have far-reaching benefits even if they don't affect the climate.

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