28.06.2013 - Climate-change policy in America, Europe and China: Tepid, timid
This is an unusually busy moment in the unhappy history of efforts to curb climate change. In two weeks at the end of June the world’s three biggest polluters unveiled carbon-reducing measures. In China and America these are more ambitious than previous policies. But they fall far short of what is needed to rein in the relentless rise in global carbon emissions. The centrepiece of the changes was the announcement, on June 25th, of new controls on American greenhouse-gas emissions, “one of the most important decisions we make as a nation”, Barack Obama boasted...............................................Full Article: Source
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