Saturday, March 16, 2013

Are you thinking economic slowdown lowers carbon emissions? Think again.

Data from CDIAC. Asterisks notes dips with multiple possible causes.
maribo: Carbon emissions blow right past the financial crisis: "Regardless of the cause, the effect points to the potential naivete, not to mention the questionable morality, of people thinking or hoping that economic slowdowns will 'naturally' limit carbon emissions and save the world from the dangerous impacts of climate change."

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