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Ronald Bailey Parses the Costs of Activist Demands for 'Climate Fairness'

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Climate Fair Shares
Climate Fair Shares

"We are people who want to tell the truth about the climate crisis, and the truth is that we are on track to a climate disaster," asserted Alex Rafalowicz at a Friends of the Earth (FOE) press conference at the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP-20) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Monday. So how does FOE think the world gets off the track? By demanding that rich countries fork over their "climate fair shares." Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey parses the costs of activist demands for "climate fairness" and reports that they are not cheap.