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Climate Change This Week: Tornado Tutorial, Chinese Carbon Caps, and More

There are 1 comment on the Switched story from May 27, 2013, titled Climate Change This Week: Tornado Tutorial, Chinese Carbon Caps, and More. In it, Switched reports that:

Water Shortages Drying Up Economic Growth in China , reports Leslie Hook at the Financial Times .

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Etobicoke, Canada

#1 May 27, 2013
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Who'se paying the price of climate change (from AGW). Guess what? It isn't the insurance companies (who just charge more for premiums). It is the PUBLIC that pays.

" We spent nearly $100 billion in 2012 on drought-related crop insurance, storms like Hurricane Sandy, floods and wildfires. By comparison the nation spent $95 billion on education last year and just $91 billion on transportation."

"Greenhouse gas pollution shows no signs of slowing, recently touching 400 parts-per-million. And as that number continues to rise, so will the price."

Note that a carbon surcharge, rebated to the consumer to put a 'price ON carbon) would have much LESS impact than what we pay now, much less the FUTURE costs.

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