April 7, 2008

A Shift in the Debate Over Global Warming

Most of the focus in the last few years has centered on imposing caps on greenhouse gas emissions to prod energy users to conserve or switch to nonpolluting technologies.

But now, with recent data showing an unexpected rise in global emissions and a decline in energy efficiency, a growing chorus of economists, scientists and students of energy policy are saying that whatever benefits the cap approach yields, it will be too little and come too late.

Read the story here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/06/weekinreview/06revkin.html