It’s not easy being green

“Oh China, you are not a clean energy powerhouse, are you.”

“LOL no Angus we are not. We’ve been burning the shit out of some coal lately.”

People, check out this graph comparing China’s previously reported coal use and its currently reported coal use:

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“Illustrating the scale of the revision, the new figures add about 600 million tons to China’s coal consumption in 2012 — an amount equivalent to more than 70 percent of the total coal used annually by the United States.”

Who knows people, maybe someday, they’ll release accurate GDP statistics too!

3 thoughts on “It’s not easy being green

  1. Pingback: China revision of the day

  2. And of course given increase in carbon emissions, that explains why warming has been so much greater than predicted by the models over last 15 years or so.

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