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Green tariffs make no sense

May 11, 2010 by content_admin No Comments »

Caroline Boin and Alec van Gelder

International climate talks in Bonn last weekend were trying to salvage December’s failed Copenhagen summit.

But some rich countries are imposing their own carbon limits anyway, and threatening to curb imports from poor countries that are not. We believe this will cripple the rich economies and harm the poor countries without doing much about emissions.

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UN: Fight climate change with free condoms

November 18, 2009 by content_admin No Comments »

“It requires a major leap of imagination to believe that free condoms will cool down the climate,” said Caroline Boin, a policy analyst at International Policy Network, a London-based think tank.

She also questioned earlier efforts by the agency to control the world’s population.

http://www.seattlepi.com/national/1501ap_climate_population_growth.html