Global warming thaw.

Author:Bailey, Ronald
Position:COOL IT - Movie review - Brief article

Cool It, a new documentary about the "skeptical environmentalist" Bjorn Lomborg, poses a big question: What's the best way to handle global warming? Lomborg has run afoul of climate change activists who support a single orthodoxy: cut carbon dioxide emissions by boosting the prices of fossil fuels.

But is climate change a bigger priority than poverty? The film crew visits a Nairobi slum school and a posh British private school. The kids are asked to draw their futures. The Kenyan kids draw houses with electric lights, a television, and a car. That's not going to happen if fossil...

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