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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 05:33 PM

6. How?

 

How can it even increase when we are still packing the atmosphere with more CO2 each year? And I am of course assuming average standard of living can measurably equate to energy consumption and emission levels (fairly).

Sure, in the name of equality, the US standard of living would have to drastically be reduced, but our entire average might have to go to the wayside (which may be way better than it currently is in the 3rd world, but way "worse" than it is in developed nations) to get back into balance with the environment.

In any case, this causes a major dilemma for business-as-usual folk who want to simply cure our economy to work for everyone.

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