“Aside from the impossibility of projecting anything a hundred years into the future, there are countervailing reports and studies that suggest the exact opposite. It isn’t a two degree temperature increase over a hundred years that threatens the well-being of South Asia. It’s environmentalist policies,” William Yeatman, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told The Daily Caller News Foundation.
“We have to worry about global warming policies and their inimical effects on economic growth and development. Growth is the ultimate mechanism by which poverty is alleviated,” he said.
“There is no precedent for international burden sharing, and there is no chance of binding countries to these agreements which establish international regulatory regimes to rein in climate change. These agreements are puffery and a giant waste of time,” Yeatman added.