What do you think of the words "we can not afford combat climate change" ?

I was reading over the latest journalistic hackery about global warming (found here) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/3982101/2008-was-the-year-man-made-global-warming-was-disproved.html and was struck by the words the world can no longer afford all those quixotic schemes for... show more I was reading over the latest journalistic hackery about global warming (found here) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/colum... and was struck by the words the world can no longer afford all those quixotic schemes for “combating climate change" with which they were so happy to indulge themselves in more comfortable times.

So during present economic turmoil, is this going to be the latest new tool for the anti-environment confusionaries to confound and manipulate the general public? Do you think the average person on the street will actually believe that any man made economic crisis could possibly be worst than a man made global climate crisis?
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