In 2010, energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in the United States saw their largest absolute and percentage increase – 213 million metric tons or 3.9% – since 1988 when they rose by 218 metric tons or 4.6%, according to data released today by the U.S. Energy Information Administration
The world economy is the first example. Spending more than you have kills you and pulls pretty much everyone else around you since you are a super power. Now this? Well America, i sure hope you become more sensitive to the rest of the world , we share this planet and if you decide to destroy it, we go down with you as well.
World leaders better pay attention to these details, intangible but its the outcome can be detrimental
Source : Forbes