Carbon emissions could slow for decades

Only in the USA

Carbon Emissions Projected to Remain Flat for Decades – Forbes.

So the good news is the alarmists might be slightly pleased and quieten down a bit.

The bad news is the price of slowing the pace of the Western industrial miracle that’s been relentlessly pulling the world out of poverty, ignorance, sickness, early death and misery for over two centuries.

Will the alarmists reflect on the poverty, lack of medical care, loss of education and general reduction in levels of happiness this will bring?

Anyway, this slow-down concerns emissions only from the US. Considering they emit less than China does, it can’t make much difference to the global climate.

7 Thoughts on “Carbon emissions could slow for decades

  1. Richard C (NZ) on December 25, 2012 at 8:36 am said:

    USA’s culpability for which they must pay up retroactively was committed post WWII until they were overtaken by China i.e. they are not absolved by the present situation RT.

    This is common knowledge among those demanding climate change loss and damage reparation; something I’m sure you will catch up with in due course.

  2. Clarence on December 28, 2012 at 11:16 am said:

    The Forbes article deals only with USA emissions. This is no surprise, as they have been declining quite quickly over the past decade – since the advent of shale gas. It is ironic that US emission reduction has handily exceeded that of Europe throughout the entire Kyoto Commitment Period.

    But China will continue to open a new coal-fired power plant each week, and India is ramping up to a similar level. There should be plenty of growth in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 over the next 40 years and that will ensure increases in crop yield to feed the additional 3 billion population.

  3. Thank you, my friend.

    What a devastating riposte to the denunciation of normal human economic activity pouring from the spittle-flecked lips of the would-be saviours of our planet.

    Hmm, that’s purple prose if ever I saw it. Not to mention that little economic activity pours from any lips.

    What a smack to the chops of the ruddy greenies!

  4. It’s also worth mentioning that Germany has 24 new coal fired power stations planned for the next few years.

  5. How many is a few?

  6. Richard C (NZ) on December 30, 2012 at 8:29 am said:

    Poland And Czech Republic Ban Germany’s Green Energy

    Germany’s ‘eco-miracle’ simply used the power grids of neighboring countries not only without asking permission but also without paying for it. Now Poland and the Czech Republic have pulled the plug and are building a huge switch-off at their borders with Germany to block the uninvited import of green energy from Germany which is destabalising their grids and are thus risking blackouts.

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