Gov’t Won’t Protect Us From Storms – LewRockwell

“Bret Stephens, who wrote “Hurricanes, Climate and the Capitalist Offset” for the New York Times, is an economic ignoramus. He opines: “Climate activists often claim that unchecked economic growth and the things that go with are principal causes of environmental destruction. In reality, growth is the great offset. It’s a big part of the reason why, despite our warming planet, mortality rates from storms have declined… Death rates from other natural disasters such as floods and droughts have fallen by … staggering percentages over the last century. “That’s because economic growth isn’t just a matter of parking lots paving over paradise. …”

Source: Gov’t Won’t Protect Us From Storms – LewRockwell

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.