I thought this thread was about Global Warming and the Environment. Honcho's link is crap. That's Co2 emmissions which is but one variable in pollution. He quickly googled some random link. And then quantified by "per capita".
Every year Yale (and others) puts out an Environmental Performance Index (EPI). The EPI is "a method of quantifying and numerically marking the environmental performance of a state's policies" This is what the United Nations uses as a the major indicator for pollution per country.
The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 180 countries on 24 performance indicators across ten issue categories covering environmental health and ecosystem vitality. These metrics provide a gauge at a national scale of how close countries are to established environmental policy goals.
Here is 2018's list:
Again, like I said previously.....I'm all for lowering the USA's pollution (who doesn't like clean air?), but not at the expense of our economy when the USA is but one country even if we went ALL CLEAN somehow it'd be a drop in the bucket. I don't agree with Trump that it's not even an issue, but China and India need to get on board or else it's fruitless.
Disclaimer: I have no focking idea what I'm talking about.
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