IPCC and the environment

Thu, 27 Jun 1996 17:55:48 EST

I have just finished reviewing the last few posts on the IPCC document. Before
I read the excellent rebuttal to Seitz and discovered his connection to the
fossil fuels industry I was already suspicious. The following line from
Seitz is a red flag to me:
"If they lead to

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carbon taxes and restraints on economic growth, they will have a major
and almost certainly destructive impact on the economies of the world.

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I have discovered that the minute someone starts talking about environmental
science findings and their negative impact upon economic growth and the global
economy, they show their true colors as front people for business and industry
and not particularly given to truth. I don't recall if I quoted the following
old German proverb here or not, but it bears repeating: "Who's bread you eat,
his song you sing." [or with the correct grammar: "Whose bread you eat, his
song you sing"]

Dean Ohlman
Cornerstone College