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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

European Envy and Climate Change

Why are Europeans so committed to the idea of climate change? Investors Business Daily thinks it has an answer. Reacting to a hysterical anti-American rant by Christian Schwagerl in Der Spiegel, IBD concludes:

Should anyone wish to know why Europe has bought so fully into the global warming nonsense, Schwagerl clears that up in his rant about Americans' lifestyles. He is typical of many in the Old World who are jealous of U.S. prosperity and demand that Washington adopt CO2 emissions limits that would bridle our economy. They want Americans' lives to be as materially meager as theirs.
Read it here.