Sunday, October 11th 2009, 1:14 PM EDT
Generally, emissions levels are given as those for the entire country taking no account of the number of people. Thus those countries with the highest populations will tend to have the greatest emissions.
But does it make sense to look at the emissions in that way? Here in the UK, like most of the West, we are being told by government to change our life styles in major ways to combat the claimed Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW). Does this argument withstand scrutiny?
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I recently came across an article that linked to data for various analyses of carbon emissions. Of particular interest was the per capita emissions data for each nation in 2006. Why was it of interest? Well simply, it shows a very different picture to that normally presented regarding national emissions levels.