The emergence of China as a dominant economic power is an epochal event, occasioning the most massive and rapid redistribution of the earth's resources in human history. The country has also become a ravenous consumer. Its appetite for raw materials drives up international commodity prices and shipping rates while its middle class, projected to jump … Continue reading China’s pollution nightmare – Christian Science Monitor
In the climate debates, I hear it all the time: why should the US do anything when China and India are the fastest growing and largest emitters of greenhouse gases on the planet? Though I make it a personal policy to never discussion mitigation policies with characters who will not even accept the reality of … Continue reading China and India: Just what should their CO2 responsibilities be?
If the United States continues to thumb its nose at the rest of the world in the climate change arena, this article from the EU Observer discusses what the appropriate response should be. The article indicates that the European Union is considering taxing goods that are imported from CO2 polluting countries. In other words, the … Continue reading Going it alone
This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection:Why should the US join Kyoto while India and China haven't?Answer: The United States puts out more CO2 as a nation by far than any other nation on … Continue reading Why Should the US Join Kyoto?
This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection:The Kyoto treaty, even if fully implemented, would only save us about a tenth of a degree of future temperature rise many decades from now. What a waste … Continue reading Kyoto is Ineffective