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Human beings can physically live in temperatures that are 4 degrees higher than average temperatures in almost everywhere on the globe....In other words, how do you know 4 degree = the end of human civilization, while < 2 degrees would not?

BJ does not believe that the world will be wealthier in the future and be better able to cope with life. Some 1.2 billion people currently have no access to electricity, for example. Cheaper energy is the solution, not more expensive. Of course, one doesn't have to travel to the third world to see the effects of higher energy prices.

UK fuel poverty: Pensioners, kids to suffer as heating prices surge
Some 300,000 Brits had to choose between heat or food this Christmas season, while 9 million more are at risk of falling into 'fuel poverty' by 2016, a government advisory group has warned, calling on the PM for swift action.

If one is worried about the effects of AGW then the focus should be on research to lower the cost of low-carbon approaches, because the world will demand more energy at the lowest cost.

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