Fixing Climate Change is Cheap

climate change cost

The costs associated with mitigation action such as shifting the energy system to solar and wind power and other renewable sources and improving energy efficiency would reduce economic growth only by 0.06% annually.

~ IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) (1988-11-01 age:29) source

In contrast, the banking scandal-induced recession of 2008 caused an 10% dip in GNP (Gross National Product) growth. Contrary to the lies politicians in the pockets of the fossil fuel industry have been telling you, the pain of flipping to clean energy is almost negligible.