Petroleum use, greenhouse gas emissio...

Petroleum use, greenhouse gas emissions of automobiles could drop 80 percent by 2050: U.S. report

There are 2 comments on the story from Mar 18, 2013, titled Petroleum use, greenhouse gas emissions of automobiles could drop 80 percent by 2050: U.S. report. In it, reports that:

While achieving these goals will be difficult, improving technologies driven by strong and effective policies could make deep reductions possible.

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#1 Mar 19, 2013
Silly article because it completely misses the obvious. Our electricity produced by wind and solar has been doubling every three years since 2000. By extrapolating to 2050 there will be so much excess energy converted to methane as a transport fuel greenhouse gas emissions will have dropped by 100%.

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#2 Mar 20, 2013
Silly respoder because so far the increase of wind power has resulted in an increase in the sales of natural gas backup power. If wind every starts to ACTUALLY threaten the sales of natural gas, the government subsidies will stop and the wind industry (which is actually a subsidy harvesting industry) will die.

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