July 15, 2015 by JImbo
Definitely an eye opener if you truly care about the environment. Surprise! When you ask for a government solution to a problem the politicians make it all about poltiics.
Who would have thought???
China air pollution, worst in the world, seen from space in 2009. Credit/Wikipedia
Most national commitments to December’s Paris Climate Summit are shallow promises
Austin, Texas, July 14, 2015 – Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) is the United Nation’s long-winded term describing what each nation promises to do about their greenhouse gas emissions. Those promises are to be finalized in a Paris climate agreement this December.
At long last, China finally submitted its INDC on June 30th, 2015. All INDCs were supposed to have been submitted by March 30th. China’s INDC, and others, example the shortcomings of UN efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
China, the world’s largest polluter, creates nearly 1/3rd of the world’s greenhouse emissions. China burns half the world’s coal. What China does determines if meaningful emissions reductions can be achieved.
The Paris Climate Summit, called COP 21, is widely billed as a…
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