US Is Figuring Out Green Growth
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  • rheddles

    It helps reduce energy consumption as well as employment levels to deindustrialize. Industrializing countries will see energy consumption go up along with employment. So the greens get the double benefit of decreasing energy intensity and reducing jobs.

    • Corlyss

      “It helps reduce energy consumption as well as employment levels to deindustrialize.”

      LOL Yes, but since the unemployed are not dead, they still use energy. How does that impact the overall stats? Does one use 20% less energy when one is unemployed? There must be a way to parse this.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    Global Warming is BS. Go here

    http://www.climatedepot.com/

    and read all the evidence proving Global Warming is the Greatest Scientific Hoax in history, and is costing mankind $1 Billion a day.

    • Corlyss

      I think WRM is hopeless on this issue.
      Perhaps it’s impossible for an academic of his reputation to stray from the party line. It’s a shame really. We need some high-profile people who do not have (R) or (C) behind their names.

      • bruce

        WRM knows that his public sector friends pensions depend on carbon taxes which they hope to sneak past democracy with the feint of saving the world from “Global Warming”

  • Bill_Woods

    “Natural gas-fired power generation was up 211.8 billion kilowatt hours (kW/h), and was largely responsible for the 215.2 billion kW/h …”

    “kW/h” is kilowatts per hour. What you want as a symbol of kilowatt hours is ‘kWh’, ‘kW-h’, or ‘kW·h’.

  • Corlyss

    Not going to stop the Greens from blocking fracking, the XL pipeline, and energy exports. We’ve got to get rid of this administration.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    The US Government and the Obama administration isn’t figuring out anything, they have wasted Hundreds of Billions of taxpayer dollars on Green boondoggles like Solyndra, Alcohol, and electric cars, while at the same time refusing permits for drilling and pipelines. All of the good here is because of private shale oil development on private land, from privately developed shale oil technology which the Government couldn’t stop. Even the Government’s ruthless regulation of coal fired power plants, has only pushed the use of cheap natural gas plants, and sent the coal for export to be burned in foreign power plants where the pollution controls are minimal or non-existent.
    Besides, Global Warming is BS.

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