India, China and all the rest are working towards Western-style living that, of course, comes with terrible baggage and consequences - pollution! Imagine if these countries, representing more than half the planet's population, created and consumed the same as Westerners do on a per capita basis? First, it is never going to happen, at least not for more than a year or two.
Secondly, with all the additional exponential pollution something is going to break down in a big way, quickly - Earth!
It is thus crystal clear that the economic growth path we are on ends badly. Very badly!
India Just Had Its Most Polluted Year, Greenpeace India Says
India just had its most polluted year on record, Greenpeace India says in a new report, for the first time pushing it above China in terms of the average amount of pollution its citizens were exposed to.