22 Nov '11, 5pm

Dot Earth Blog: A Deeper Look at China, Coal and CO2: Digging deep on the growing flows of coal to China and oth...

Dot Earth Blog: A Deeper Look at China, Coal and CO2: Digging deep on the growing flows of coal to China and oth...

A cogent piece on coal, and I’m entirely sympathetic to the points you make, with the exception of your claim that it’s meaningless for our generation to pick a number. But on the issue of carbon leakage you are spot on. It is absurd for a country to export coal to China, buy back goods manufactured there, and then not account for that carbon in figuring their national progress toward reduced emissions. I repeat my position, stated earlier on Dot Earth, that a nation has the option to just decide to leave carbon under its own control in the ground. Carbon the U.S. or Australia decide to leave in place is carbon you know won’t be in the atmosphere. This is a naive stance, but it has moral clarity, and I think simplicity and clarity of purpose is needed, in addition to a great deal of research on low-carbon energy. I’m thinking primarily of coal here, but I’d extend this to ...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/22/a-deeper-loo...

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