The green camouflage of protectionism

In his commentary published in the weekly „Atgimimas“, the LFMI senior analyst Žilvinas Šilėnas adresses the problems of global warming and the fight against it, which, in their efforts to reclaim foreign trade control, suit advocates of protectionism perfectly. The global warming problem got even liberals and liberally minded economists confused – under the guise of “greenness”, central planning, protectionism and other harmful elements of economic policy, deeemed to have faded into oblivion, are coming back.