Does income inequality cause global warming?

“One has to free oneself from the illusion that international climate policy is environmental policy. This has almost nothing to do with environmental policy anymore.”

Steve Hayward writes at Powerline:

Oh why not? Courtesy of Megan McArdle at The Atlantic and a mischievous suggestion from Glenn Reynolds is the chart below showing that the trend of income inequality has reversed sharply the last few years. And what do you know, the shape of the graph does indeed look a lot like the shape of the global temperature graph (I’ve used Roy Spencer’s here). Maybe income inequality, rather than greenhouse gases, cause global warming?? It would be the perfect Field Theory of Everything for the left, and is almost too irresistible…

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2 thoughts on “Does income inequality cause global warming?”

  1. Does income inequality cause global warming? – O f course, it does. EVERYTHING CAUSES MANN MADE GLOBAL WARMING!!! (as in Michael Mann – random data “causes” Mann Made Global Warming.)

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