The Asian smog is not caused by carbon dioxide

Fiddling while Asia burns

By Viv Forbes
Thursday, January 7, 2010

The Australian Government calls carbon dioxide, the gas of life, a pollutant. The US EPA has declared the same gas a health hazard. These asinine laws decree that a mother’s warm breath on her baby’s face is a toxin.

And still these imbeciles are not laughed out of court. Meanwhile, Asia gasps in a brown cloud of real pollution like the smogs that smothered London and Pittsburgh in the 1950’s.

The Asian smog is not caused by carbon dioxide.

It comes from dirty combustion – uncontrolled peat and forest fires in Indonesia, open air cremations and cow dung cooking in India, smoky mosquito repelling fires in SE Asia, rubbish dump fires, dust and ash from dirty old boilers and plants, and poor people everywhere scrounging dung, sticks, cardboard, coal, rags and anything that burns for cooking and heating.

The London smog was cleared away with “coal by wire