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“Naomi Klein wants to stick it to the man. I want to stick it to CO2”

Gernot Wagner on how to deal with climate change

By Jonathan Derbyshire  

Why is it so difficult to get people to worry about climate change? After all, the science is pretty unambiguous—pace the climate change “deniers”. Part of the problem, according to a new book, “Climate Shock,” by the economists Gernot Wagner and Martin L Weitzman, is that while what we know about global warming is bad enough, there are “unknown risks that may yet dwarf all else.”

Wagner, who is lead senior economist at the Environmental Defense…

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