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Leftists Plan to Reduce Global Warming by Lowering American Living Standards

worker Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 6:08 PM
I can remember in the 70's there was some alarm because we were going through a cooling phase. They though we were going back into a ice age. Scientists were just as goofy then;

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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