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U.S. And China Not Ready to Limit Climate Emissions

Article: U.S. And China Not Ready to Limit Climate Emissions

NUSA DUA, Bali, Indonesia, December 10, 2007 (ENS) – At the half-way point of the UN climate change conference in Bali, delegates from the world’s biggest polluters, the United States and China, are declining to commit to the steep cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases scientists say are necessary to avert the worst impacts of…

Can Trade Tariffs Facilitate Environmental Repair?

Article: Can Trade Tariffs Facilitate Environmental Repair?

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson recently talked at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York. Paulson advocates the removal of any trade tariffs on environmentally sustainable technology. ‘It’s economically and morally indefensible to have tariffs on environmental goods and services,’ said Mr. Paulson. Paulson believes that the path to environmental health lies through developed countries working…