Four Economic Issues That Environmentalists Should Care About

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Publisher: Center for Economic and Policy Research

Author(s): Mark Weisbrot

Research Area: Economics

Keywords: GDP per capita; Energy consumption; Commercial agreements

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This paper, presented at Sierra Club’s 2005 national convention, discusses the environmental implications of four economic issues: U.S. vs. European models of development; "free trade"; falling birth rates; and the cost of reducing climate change.