Posted by: Grant | September 25, 2012

India Not Savin’ Der Planet

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN
India Has Big Plans for Burning Coal
The subcontinental nation may contend with China as the world’s largest coal-burner, with attendant climate change impacts
By Lisa Friedman and ClimateWire
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=india-has-big-plans-for-burning-coal

” …India is poised to contend with China as the globe’s top consumer of coal, with 455 power plants preparing to come online, a prominent environmental research group has concluded. The coal plants in India’s pipeline — almost 100 more than China is preparing to build — …”

Meanwhile – back in cloud cuckoo land – we aussies are so happy ( NOT!!! ) that ALL our political parties are so determined to make us pay more and more to “save the planet”.

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