Monday, August 27, 2007

What's Really Heating Up the Planet?

How's this for a commentary on the priorities of the mainstream media. Here's Parade Magazine (Parade Magazine!!!) on a stupid problem that causes 3% of the world's CO2 emissions. Climateer Investing has had a couple posts. Kudos to Parade for recognizing the problem.

Coal-mine fires in China and India could be huge culprits in global warming. In China alone, up to 200 million tons of coal go up in flames each year—which may be equivalent to America’s total carbon-dioxide emissions from gasoline. India’s mine fires waste up to 10 million tons of coal annually. The pollution has made land in both countries uninhabitable. And the problem is expected to worsen....MORE