Wednesday, April 25, 2007

One Smart Thing To Say About Global Warming

If the US has draconian pollution laws, companies will leave for countries with fewer restrictions. The same has happened with taxes and labor markets.

And if polluting industries set up shop in lax countries they will be even dirtier that they would have been in the US. So to whatever degree emissions do affect the environment, manufacturers leaving the US will have a net negative affect on the globe even if it improves emissions here.

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