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Old 07-13-2015, 05:12 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by P-hack View Post
the population growth graph and the emission graph show a very high degree of correlation. Being "rich" doesn't seem to have much to do with it, however you define that. Sure we can do better with what we have, but "what's really warming the world" simply cannot ignore population growth..
But then you are not taking regional effects into account.
On the whole, yes. Per region, no!

One graph that shows CO2 emissions per country:


Population growth again:

It seems like pollution and population growth are inversely related - if you do a per country survey.

But I agree - being rich does not mean a high level of pollution per definition.
The level of industrialisation does.
That's why China scores so high and the oil countries in the middle east not so much.
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