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Why Economics makes it so hard to solve Climate Change

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This Article explains how basic economics is one if the biggest hurdles  to solutions to Climate Change and Ocean Acidification proving again that " The only known violation of the Second Law of Thermodynamics is "Water Runs Uphill to Money."


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Matt Chester on Jan 23, 2020

I would have said it's the geopolitics, though I suppose that's because it goes hand in hand with the economics. Whether it's encouraging or discouraging, though, the truth is that the challenge really isn't in the technology-- it's in all this 'other' stuff!

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Thank Charles for the Post!

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