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Chilling Growth to Counter Global Warming
Posted By Ken McIntyre On June 4, 2008 @ 4:47 pm In Energy | Comments Disabled
Those urging Congress to pass the Lieberman-Warner bill  say it would slow global warming by capping carbon dioxide emissions. However, more and more studies — from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Charles River Associates, The Heritage Foundation, even the Environmental Protection Agency — predict severe consequences in higher energy costs for the U.S. economy and consumers.
In 2025 alone, Heritage’s study concluded , Lieberman-Warner would cost the nation at least 500,000 jobs and cut economic output by at least $125 billion — for little to no environmental benefit.
Here’s a map of the forecast by region (downloadable here ):
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URLs in this post:
 Lieberman-Warner bill: http://www.foundry.org/tag/lieberman-warner/
 Heritage’s study concluded: http://www.heritage.org/Research/EnergyandEnvironment/cda08-02.cfm
 here: http://www.heritage.org/Press/ALAChart/alc_027.cfm
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