I grew up hearing the oft-repeated line that America has 5% of the world's population, but uses 50% of its resources. First I think that that is hyperbole. But second, how many inventions and surges in scientific breakthroughs come from America? America has brought more boons to the world than any other group or country. That is a fact.
|To fairly divide the climate change fight between rich and poor, a new study suggests basing targets for emission cuts on the number of wealthy people, who are also the biggest greenhouse gas emitters, in a country.Since about half the planet's climate-warming emissions come from less than a billion of its people, it makes sense to follow these rich folks when setting national targets to cut carbon dioxide emissions, the authors wrote on Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.As it stands now, under the carbon-capping Kyoto Protocol, rich countries shoulder most of the burden for cutting the emissions that spur global warming, while developing countries -- including fast-growing economies China and India -- are not required to curb greenhouse pollution.|
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The media is promoting more and more stories like this in order to give credence to the lie that global warming is a serious environmental issue.
It is absolutely NOT.
The reason that this is being pushed on us is so that the government can get more control over us.