A Bunch of Hot Air

Bad news for global warming alarmists. According to a recent report from the U.S. EPA, greenhouse gas emissions for 2006 (the most recent year for which calculations have been compiled) were actually down from 2005. The report, available here, is entitled “Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2006,” and is the latest in an annual set of reports that the United States submits to the U.N.’s Framework Convention on Climate Change.

The study showed that U.S. greenhouse gas emissions declined by 1.1 percent from 2005 to 2006. Wonder what China’s greenhouse gas emissions did during the same time period? Overall, U.S. greenhouse gas emissions have grown by 14.7 percent from 1990 to 2006, but the U.S. economy has grown by 59 percent during the same time period.
Guess we’re not the wholesale polluters that Al Gore alleges, after all!

About National Oil & Lube News

National Oil & Lube News is the fast oil change industry's oldest and largest trade publication. Started in 1986 by Steve Hurt (a former fast lube owner) and David Arrington, NOLN has grown and evolved right alongside the fast lube industry. Here at NOLN, our aim is to help fast lube operators with every facet of their business, from operations to technical issues. Our monthly magazine and this regularly updated website contain everything from technical tips, recall announcements and service guides to articles on handling customer complaints, building your brand and making your business the best it can be. With tips and advice from experts both inside and outside the industry, you're sure to learn something that can help your fast lube business grow and prosper.
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