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Thursday, February 15, 2007

Peiser on Climate Politics

Benny Peiser offers his perspective on climate politics at Prometheus. Here's a snippet:

On Monday, the US Administration pre-empted a preparatory G8/climate meeting between Angela Merkel and Tony Blair by announcing, in Berlin no less, an energetic, new approach to international climate policy: 'We're doing better in recent years on reducing greenhouse gas emissions than you folks - so why don't you join our technology-driven path to success instead of sending Chinese communists billions of Euros for worthless carbon credits? ' (excuse my rather rough translation of diplomatic niceties)
Read all of Benny Peiser Handicaps Climate Politics.

More on Kurt Volker's Berlin speech so nicely translated above.

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