Friday, February 10, 2006

A budget for everything but the carbon sink?

You can see the priorites set by the government of the country generating 25% of the world's carbon dioxide emissions. Graphically. The economy that generates the taxes that support the budget also generates the greenhouse emissions. Spending (more than) half the money on sustaining the war machine must seem crazy to the proverbial visitor from outer space. "Listen, here's a tip oil addicts, if you can't stop sucking hydrocarbons from the ground to drive your economy - then at least put your money into building space ships."

Death and Taxes: A visual look at where your dollars go

By Deviant Art. Thanks Undercover Treehugger

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