The End of the World As We Know It?
The CATO Institute sponsored a forum on the upcoming United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development entitled, “The End… read more
The CATO Institute sponsored a forum on the upcoming United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development entitled, “The End of the World As We Know It?: The Apocalypse Lobby Goes to Rio.” Several public policy analysts spoke to decry the “scare tactics” used by environmental groups to pressure public policy toward environmental concerns rather than economic growth. Following their prepared remarks, the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience concerning the balance between the environment and economic development. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Kent Jeffreys Policy Analyst Heritage Foundation->Environment and Energy
- Julian Simon Professor University of Maryland, College Park->Economics Department
- Jerry Taylor Director Cato Institute->Natural Resource Studies
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