Greenhouse Gas Limits Affordable
Cutting greenhouse gases are good for the environment, health, national security and do NOT harm the economy. In fact, resulting efficiencies in resource use may actually be beneficial to economic growth. Time for the Bush cabal to stop hiding behind economic impacts as a reason to eskew greenhouse gas cuts.
Study: Greenhouse gas limits affordable
Mandatory limits on all U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide and other “greenhouse” gases would not significantly affect average economic growth rates across the country through 2025, the government's says… EIA estimated that the cost to each U.S. household of using a market-based approach to limit greenhouse gases would be $78 per year, from 2006 to 2025. That would reduce the gross domestic product in 2025 by about one-tenth of 1 percent, it said.