TITLE

Forget Wall Street, focus on the real crisis

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
High Country News;10/13/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 18, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the issue of climate change. The author argues that climate change has taken a backseat from public awareness due to the focus on the financial crisis. He emphasized that the cost of addressing climate change is significantly smaller than the cost of steadying the financial crises.
ACCESSION #
34866748

 

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