Germany’s print high-profile national daily the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) which features climate economist Richard Tol titled: 'The apocalypse won’t take place' - 'Tol is one of the most productive and most respected researchers in his field. He is (co)author of more than 250 papers in renowned journals and according to the Ideas-Repec databank, among the top 100 scientists worldwide.'
Tol on 97% claims: 'Such a consensus does not exist, he explains. ‘Climate science is very bitter and politicized.’ He sees the unpleasant tendency of scientists getting more attention by issuing ever more drastic warnings.'
Tol believes 'the European Union is on the wrong path' with its climate policy of costly subsidies for the feed-in of green energies, which has scarcely has an impact on climate. "It should all be discarded and the ten thousand climate bureaucrats should look for new jobs. We need a policy change.'