Thursday, April 8, 2010

Global Warming Morality

Tom Fuller has yet another excellent post on a topic of great importance: The morality of the global warming issue. I have long believed it is the height of moral arrogance for well-off people living comfortable lives to tell the world's poor they cannot improve their standard of living because of 'global warming,' especially when we don't know whether global warming is a significant problem.

Tom adds another important contribution to this contention.

Yes, let them build coal plants. Letting people suffer now to solve what might be a non-problem fifty years from now is wrong in any moral calculus.

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