Christopher Horner, of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, reports 2010 projections (the source is Brussels, published in Washington Times, 16 May) How much will various countries be above their promised target levels?
Portugal: 77 pct. above
Spain: 61 pct. above (their greenhouse gas emissions have increased forty percent since 1990)
Greece: 51 pct. above
Ireland: 41 pct. above (NB: This number is where the U.S. will likely end up!)
Luxembourg: 31 pct. above
Finland: 26 pct. above
Italy: 13 to 23 pct. above (the number went up once Italy submitted its official estimate)
France: 19 pct. above, with Belgium at 16 pct. and Netherlands at 10 pct.