Monday, April 07, 2008

Planet Gore on National Review Online: Dim Bulbs

re: "The Washington Post still can’t bring itself to address openly the reality vs. the rhetoric of greenhouse gas emissions. Instead, they obsess with serially nasty editorials complaining about our lack of European-style promises, all of which consistently ignore how the U.S. has led the world in growing the economy while reducing the rate of growth of emissions. /Sunday’s story went with the following: //
Even developed countries are not cutting greenhouse gases as fast as they had anticipated. //
The obvious implication is that, unlike the U.S., these countries are actually cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Actually, not one developed country is cutting emissions at all since making the Kyoto promise a decade ago. The U.S. approach — in practice — has proven far superior to Europe’s “cap” approach, Japan’s various efforts, Canada’s…"...

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