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Another climate summit, another chance goes up in smoke

 
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Aurora



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:08 pm    Post subject: Another climate summit, another chance goes up in smoke Reply with quote

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The Independent - 09/12/11

The chance of a binding new climate deal involving the world's biggest greenhouse-gas emitters, China, the US and India, looks increasingly unlikely as the UN climate conference in Durban draws to a close today. In an outcome that would dash the hopes of thousands of people and many countries who feel themselves threatened by global warming, an international treaty that would make the planet's biggest polluters cut back by a definite timetable on their carbon emissions is looking like an impossible dream.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Come on. Kyoto was a light tap on the cheek for being naughty. And that was the best we could do! It's not going to happen, any 'agreement', not in a decade of Sundays.

Serious solutions that work, such as TEQs or even something that works only 10% as well as that, are not going to happen, don't anyone tell you otherwise.
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