Sep 30, 2006

$1,000,000,000,000: the cost of capping greenhouse gas emissions

Independent (UK): The cost of curbing the soaring emissions of harmful gases that are blamed for causing global warming has been estimated at $1 trillion by a major study of the cost of climate change. The volume of emissions of the gases that cause global warming will double by 2050 unless rich countries agree to take significant policy steps to cut energy use, it shows. The report, byPricewaterhouseCoopers, lays bare the potential damage to the environment of the industrial revolution in ... via: