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Friday, January 17, 2014

Interesting map. Interesting article.

These just out.

Interesting map that shows GHG contributions in a different way. Not per capita, not per year, but in terms of total historic contribution to GHG. Note that Great Britain is big and China smaller. This is because Great Britain got an early start on buring coal, while China started later. Now China far exceeds Great Britain (and the US) in ANNUAL GHG contributions.

And here is the article that explains it all: http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/9/1/014010/pdf/1748-9326_9_1_014010.pdf

Then a related issue, the inadequacy of the GNP (the gross national product) measure when determining a sustainable economy. https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0WWDAVvOPcodGdVVVJOejI0OTA/edit

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