How about a little good news for a change?
Something strange happened after the failure of comprehensive climate and energy legislation in 2010. Projections of future carbon emissions went down.
Part of that is due to the Great Recession of course, but that is far from the whole story. In fact, a number of market, technology, and policy factors have combined to fundamentally change the official forecast of what will happen to carbon pollution rates in the absence of new policies.
via The Incredible Shrinking Carbon Pollution Forecast | Dan Lashof’s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC.