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The Stern report greatly underestimated the potential costs.

The most likely (not even fringe most extrem model) potential costs of keeping business as usual is extinction, or possibly a few breeding pairs left in Greenland (which would eventually be aptly named for 6 months of the year) and Antarctica.
At any rate, complete and utter destruction of the Economy as we know it, and unbelievable collapse of ecosystems. GDP is a silly metric now -it wouldn't mean ANYTHING in ~150 years time.

Now try to calculate that in terms of GDP reduction...

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi

by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Tue Sep 23rd, 2008 at 10:45:00 AM EST

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