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Old 12-04-2009, 07:12 AM
 
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Hopefully...Copenhagen turns out to be Nopehagen!!!!

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Old 12-04-2009, 07:23 AM
 
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The limits being offered by China and other nations are not caps and reductions like the US is proposing but cuts to "carbon intensity". They will cut how much CO2 is produced relative to their GDP, if their GDP goes up and they produce less CO2 per product the total emisssions could in fact increase. Dropping the CO2 per product can be achieved by increased efficency by bringing manufacturing and power generation up to speed with western technology which is something they will be doing with or without Copenhagen. In other words they are offering nothing.
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Old 12-04-2009, 07:27 AM
 
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The limits being offered by China and other nations are not caps and reductions like the US is proposing but cuts to "carbon intensity". They will cut how much CO2 is produced relative to their GDP, if their GDP goes up and they produce less CO2 per product the total emisssions could in fact increase. Dropping the CO2 per product can be achieved by increased efficency by bringing manufacturing and power generation up to speed with western technology which is something they will be doing with or without Copenhagen. In other words they are offering nothing.
of course they are not offering anything. why should they when we are at their mercy to keep buying our treasuries? china is going to do what is best for china, which is what any rational country would do.
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