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China Is Going Green?

China Is Going Green?

Recently, heaps of attention has been paid to the fact that China leads the world on carbon pollution. While this is true in terms of total pollution output, the average Chinese person has roughly 20% the carbon footprint of your average American person. The only problem is China has more than 1.3 billion people. China…

Why Climate Talks Move at a Glacial Pace

Why Climate Talks Move at a Glacial Pace

In the international summits about what nations can do to prevent further global warming, there is one particular debate that pops up every time. Rich (developed) nations will not sign agreements to limit pollution until poor (undeveloped) nations agree to limit or sequester carbon release from coal and fossil fuel burning. There is a very…