The Midwest: fuming over its own fumes?

The Midwest: fuming over its own fumes?

Summary: There's a new study out about Greenhouse Gas Emissions in eightr Midwestern American states. It covers all eight states east of Kansas City and normally counted as part of Midwest, from Missouri to Michigan and Minnesota.

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There's a new study out about Greenhouse Gas Emissions in eightr Midwestern American states. It covers all eight states east of Kansas City and normally counted as part of Midwest, from Missouri to Michigan and Minnesota. Mmmmmmm.

Poor Kansas. They don't even make the cut for a GHG study.

Of course, this study did NOT come from the American government. Why would they care?

It comes in 68 PDF-pages from the World Resources Institute. Here's why they issued this report that estimates both emissions and their various sources, "These data and related analyses provide comprehensive and essential information for public officials, business representatives, advocates, and citizens in the Midwest and nationwide to fully understand the region's role in global climate change. As these and other stakeholders consider potential responses to this complex challenge, the key findings from this report should provide a better understanding of GHG emissions in the Midwest...."

It'll be a while before you hear such stern words from the White House or the U.S. Environmental Procrastinaion Agency. Meanwhile, this report will not make folks in the Midwest comfortable with themselves. I grew up there, and those folks just don't like being guilty of nuthin'.

The two dominant sources of GHG in Midwest? Vehicles and electricity-generation plants. It's all about the energy and how we get it, how we use it.

Topics: Software, Enterprise Software, Government, Government US

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  • Listed as Topics: Software, Enterprise Software, Government, Government US

    Let's see, no mention of Software, or Enterprise Software. The lack of article does mention the Government.

    I say lack of article due to the fact that it is only headline, a slam on Kansas the mention of a report with no information from the report itself (unless you count one useless quote)

    Then it slams government agencies for not being as tough as the information that's not included in the article?

    ZDNet Editors? Knock Knock, Are you out there, how does this Hack (Harry Fuller for GreenTech Pastures) even have a job or be included in your content??!!

    You might want to review this drivel before sharing it with your readers.

    Oh and on a personal opinion note, the Midwest isn't filled with 'Fumes' some of the cleanest, freshest air anywhere outside of the urban concrete and asphalt wastelands.
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