Be sure and read Bjorn Lomborg's Revealing Commentary:
Europe's dirty little secret on global warming!
"Even if everyone had participated and continued to stick to Kyoto's ever more stringent commitments, it would have had virtually no environmental effect: The treaty's effect on temperature would not have been measurable by mid-century and would only have postponed warming by five years in the 21st century. Nonetheless, the cost would have been anything but trivial - an estimated $180 billion per year." Read more!Bjorn Lomborg is the organizer of the Copenhagen Consensus, an adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School, and editor of the new book "How to Spend $50 billion to Make the World a Better Place." THE DAILY STAR publishes this commentary in collaboration with Project Syndicate (www.project-syndicate.org).
And on that note...
Scientists Suggest: Mount St. Helens: May Erupt for Decades...
...and then, who knows... it could also stop erupting today ! :)
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