WaPo ups photo fraud: Invisible CO2 described as ‘smoke’

The Washington Post’s editors insist on picturing — and now describing –CO2 as something other than what it is — invisible.

Accompanying today’s WaPo article on global CO2 emissions increasing:

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The print edition was not much better, once again pretending that billowing water droplets/vapor are CO2 emissions and calling it “waste gas”:

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2 thoughts on “WaPo ups photo fraud: Invisible CO2 described as ‘smoke’”

  1. I agree. As far as I know, they don’t use scrubbers on coal SMOKEstacks in China. These pictures could easily be real-smoke [tm] not water vapor. And while we’re at it, there is CO2 coming out of those stacks, even if you can’t see it.

  2. H’m. This is China; that could be smoke. Smoke is real pollution and a proxy for CO2, which doesn’t need a proxy because it’s meaningless in our concerns about climate or pollution.

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