Washington Libertarian Review

Political commentary from the State of Washington with a libertarian perspective.

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

The law of unintended consequences at work again.


HUMANS may have unwittingly saved themselves from a looming ice age by interfering with t
he Earth's climate, according to a new study. More here.

Anthropologist Dr Benny Peiser, from Liverpool John Moores University, said: "If the research findings are correct, a radical change in the perception of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions will be required.

"Instead of driving us to the brink of environmental disaster, human intervention and technology progress will be seen as vital activities that have unintentionally delayed the onset of a catastrophic ice age."

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