Lexington at The Economist believes so:

Both presidential candidates last year vigorously promoted the notion that halting climate change will not merely be painless but will actually provide a huge boost to the economy. Kevin Hassett explains why this is nonsense. If politicians insist on pretending that everything is a free lunch, they should not be surprised if a) many voters don't believe them and b) the rest get angry when the bill arrives. 

Free Exchange counters.

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