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Policy Brief 184
Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130
The most controversial environmental issue facing the country today is how to respond to the pressure to fight global warming by substantially reducing emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), the leading greenhouse gas. The United States has reached a point where it is personally and professionally dangerous, if not foolhardy, to criticize in any way any proposal to "do more for the environment." Nevertheless, in advance of the massive UN Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting in Kyoto, Japan in December 1997, this paper suggests that we should examine the seriousness of the problem and the feasibility of the suggested solution.
UNFCCC, Climate Change, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gases, Environmental Policy
Economics | Public Policy
Weidenbaum, Murray L., "What Should We Do About Global Warming? Weighing the Pros and Cons", Policy Brief 184, 1997, doi:10.7936/K7N877Z0.
Murray Weidenbaum Publications, http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/mlw_papers/147.