China says No Deal!!

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    COPENHAGEN — China’s climate negotiators have told Western counterparts they can’t agree to an “operational agreement” on climate change that President Barack Obama had hoped to bring home from Copenhagen and will push for a short, noncommittal collective statement at the end of the talks, according to American staffers briefed on the situation.

    China tells U.S.: No deal - - POLITICO.com

    Frankly this is not surprising at all, as China will not curb its construction of coal fired plants or hamper it's economy unless they see a profit in it. That leaves the United States and Europe to make these changes themselves in an effort to change the climate which it won't because China and India will keep the status quo. Thats the bottom line with these sorts of agreements based on a single set of conclusions. It will end up doing nothing but sending this nation into a 3rd world economic status all in an effort to satisfy a narrow scientific view.
     
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    Copenhagen = Fail
     
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    China is smart...
     
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    Those summits are always a failure. A big fat waste of time. China will eventually see how their own air will become like breathing mud, but there's no way other countries can force mandates. The only thing the climate summits accomplish is keeping the issue on the front burner.
     
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    Smart how?

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    China's air is already like breathing mud. Chiefly because their power generation technology is still in the 1930s.

    Newer and more efficiently burning technology goes as far to cleaning the air as anything mere politicians and bureaucrats can come up with.
     
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    What I find is interesting here,and little is being said on the subject, is not only is China smart when it comes to protecting it's economy, the whole green issue they are heavily vested in. Many in this nation have used this MMGW conclusion as a means to mandate a narrow set of laws. The main selling point in this nation has been "green jobs" but what people don't seem to understand is that China will be the main supplier and reap the benefits of these so called "green jobs" based on those narrow set of laws. China already is one of the largest suppliers of lithium-ion batteries, solar panels, wind generators, and many other technologies associted with green jobs. It would seem to me the best way to develop an energy policy and jobs policy is to not take a narrow conclusion and then legislate on it but rather to use all our resources in an envinronmentally friendly way to compete with China rather than be their customer.
     
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    Smart not to commit money to the Algore cause....

    Did you not read the OP?
     
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    Don't cloud the issue with the facts.

    Fabian socialists love slave labor and inefficient manufacturing techniques, when it works toward achieving their ends of authoritarian central control.
     
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    China is ruled by a businessman like mentality. They are not ruled by a leftist evironmental mentality that has cripped Europe and America.

    They won't slow down! Why would they? The evidence is faulty and corrupted. It is only settled science by environmentalist.

    If the environmentalist want to reduce emission, it has to a capitalist approach. Americans and Europeans want electric car. That is a start. Next allow up to build more nuclea plans. Then play with electric, wind and clean coal (which is a myth at the moment).

    But they can't force in America, but destroying what is left of our economy!
     

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