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I think so long as fossil fuels are cheap, people will use them and it will postpone a movement towards new technologies.

 
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Paul Krugman
Paul Krugman
  • Born: February 28, 1953
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Economist

Paul Robin Krugman is an American economist who is currently Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and a columnist for The New York Times. In 2008, Krugman was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography. The Prize Committee cited Krugman's work explaining the patterns of international trade and the geographic distribution of economic activity, by examining the effects of economies of scale and of consumer preferences for diverse goods and services.