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China Lets Emissions Rise to Increase GDP


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, CO2emissions, protection, China )

Cher
- 505 days ago - greenerideal.com
In a recent statement by Xie Zhenhua, China's chief environmental negotiator, China will allow its greenhouse gas emissions to keep on rising until its per capita GDP is five times its current rate. To justify this environmental policy, Xie looks



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Teresa W. (626)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 5:30 am
sad
 

mag.w.d. Aichberger (34)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 5:42 am
bye-bye, humankind, and good riddance!
 

Sandra S. (114)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 2:26 pm
Time for International goverments to bring pressure to bear on China for their total disrespect towards our Planet.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (458)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 3:16 pm
In a country that had probably the worst air quality on the planet, this is not surprisingly noted.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 3:25 pm
China also has some green tech innovations, but this is not good.

Many countries are letting their emissions rise -- we should all be cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
 

Rock H. (255)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 5:03 pm
This is insane! I can't believe that they would make this statement even if it is their plans simply because this sends a message to all the rest of the countries that whatever they do will not shift the balance to reduce global warming.

This inaction will create runaway sea level rise and dramatically change the landscape's ability to support the creatures that live in the different climate zones on this planet. It's time to move north.
 

beka c. (48)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 8:23 pm
disappointed
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 8:34 pm
Just "Unreal"!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 8:43 pm
Shameful and deplorable!
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 1:11 pm
sadly noted, money always wins
 
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