Richard S. tipped me off that there’s some great stuff on the GDP and the environment on Sophimata today.
Long story short: Dollar for dollar, we pollute less than India or China, which is no real surprise. But we also put out less icky stuff per buck than supposed Countries That Care like Germany, Japan, and even Canada.
Wonderful intellectual ammo. It’s not fair to use 155mm artillery shells against pocket knives — but do you really care about fairness?