19 Aug '11, 3pm

U.S. and Chinese Energy Policy: Chinese Carbon Caps

U.S. and Chinese Energy Policy: Chinese Carbon Caps

While U.S. Republican presidential candidates are vying for who will dismantle the EPA fastest upon winning the election and dismissing air pollution as liberal propaganda, China is considering a cap on greenhouse gases. China has long surpassed the United States in funding for green technology, has recently instituted a solar feed-in tariff, and, in a further display of reasonableness, is now, at least, discussing a "campaign to limit the absolute amount of greenhouse gases that can be emitted by certain industries in certain regions," according to a senior climate official, as reported in the China Daily . According to Wikipedia in its China Daily entry: "For the most part, the paper portrays the official policy of the PRC." I don't pretend to have a deep grasp of Chinese media politics -- but the fact that a Chinese official can consider a carbon cap in a public forum w...

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