Going Green

Monday, November 12, 2007

China Pollution Caps?

China produced 58% of the carbon emissions worldwide in the period 2000-2006.

China Signals Rejection of Emission Caps

By JOE McDONALD Associated Press Writer

BEIJING (AP) -- A Chinese official gave the clearest sign yet that Beijing will reject binding caps on greenhouse gas emissions at a global meeting next month, saying Friday developing countries must be allowed to raise emissions to fight poverty.

"Climate change is caused mainly by developed countries," Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui said. "They should have the main responsibility for climate change and to reduce emissions."

Beijing is about to overtake the United States as...(complete article here).

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