Lecture: Wealth, Global Warming and Geoengineering
22. March 2016, Austin/USA
With Adam Heller. "The press has done well in telling the public that CO2 emissions and global warming are associated. Many political leaders are committed to reducing CO2 emissions to mitigate global warming through policies and subsidies encouraging energy efficiency and use of renewable energy. What neither the press nor the political leaders publicize is that the underlying cause of the rapid rise in CO2 emissions is the increase of global energy consumption with global wealth, i.e. with the product of the per capita GDP and the world’s population."
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