Source: The Detroit News
quote: Why is America the only industrialised nation to deny global warming?
quote: The US has also had the largest reduction of C02 emissions per capita from 2000-2010 among any of the "developed" countries.
quote: Emissions per GDP unit is the most important number.
quote: Your spin is like an alcoholic proclaiming he's doing really well because he's cut down to drinking a gallon of whiskey a day from his former habit of two gallons.
quote: The USA is is having far more impact than is necessary and a most of that is caused by burning far more than is necessary in motor fuel.
quote: This situation also seriously degrades national security and trade balance because much of our oil supply has to be imported from other countries.
quote: The flip side of that is that there's far more future economic growth in those "commie green" ideas than in the "free market" corporations paying off politicians to allow them to string along the internal combustion engine for another 100 years.
quote: China's government is spending far more than the USA gvmt. is to support future energy technologies and China also now has the world's largest producing oil company based there (Petrochina).
quote: Whining about a pittance spent in support of electric vehicles under those conditions is somewhat absurd.