t’s the Rudd Government’s favourite line against critics of its 5 per cent target for emissions cuts: in per capita terms, we’re doing more than Europe is. The PM, Penny Wong and Wayne Swan use it every time. But there are two things wrong with it. The smaller error is that their numbers are wrong — all of them! The larger error is that they tell only a small part of the story, and the part they don’t tell matters more.