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Leftists Plan to Reduce Global Warming by Lowering American Living Standards

heylittlefox Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 11:29 AM
"Leftists Plan to Reduce Global Warming by Lowering American Living Standards" for everyone - except their own elite.
Jerome49 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 1:22 PM
Recollect Al Gore's home and the electricity it takes to run the place. Add to that the fossil fuels consumed by his fleet of automobiles, his jet travels and the amount of air conditioning it takes to offset all the hot air he spews and you can get a good idea of the size of his 'carbon footprint'.
3129 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 4:41 PM
Not to mention his $500,000,000 sale of his TV network to a major oil producer.

Regular readers may remember last year when I shared some remarkably silly data from the “Happy Planet Index,” which supposedly showed the United States ranked below very poor nations such as Cuba, Albania, and Venezuela.

It turns out that nations got lower grades based on their energy consumption. And since energy usage is one of the key indicators of prosperity, that explains why the United States also trailed such global garden spots as Pakistan, Palestine, Iraq, Moldova, and Tajikistan.

Well, the authors of the Happy Planet Index are not the only ones who explicitly embrace stagnation and decline as a...

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