August 29, 2011: "Past Alarmism and the Future of Manmade Global Warming", by Dr. Kesten C. Green and Tom Harris, published by Pajamas Media, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Kesten C. Green, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer, Managerial Economics, International Graduate School of Business, and Senior Research Associate of the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia. He is a member of the ICSC Science Advisory Board.
"Alarming forecasts of humans harming themselves and the environment by their actions are a common social phenomenon. They become widely believed for a time, cause unnecessary anxiety, and result in costly government policies, then fade from public attention as it becomes more difficult to maintain the alarm in the face of counter-evidence and closer public scrutiny. We hope that this phenomenon of false environmental alarms will become widely recognized so that in the future we can avoid the very real costs that they impose on the most vulnerable people, and then on all of us."
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