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Monday, June 04, 2007

China Echoes Bush: Burning Coal Rejecting Caps

The Christian Science Monitor has the must read.

China echoed the Bush administration's stance on global warming Monday, refusing to set firm caps on its greenhouse-gas emissions and saying that economic growth remained its "first and overriding priority."

Releasing the country's first plan to deal with climate change, the government rejected international demands that it should fix ceilings on Chinese emissions of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases.

Try this Elizabeth Economy post in the Nation for a related view: China vs. Earth.



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