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U.S.-China Climate Deal: the Short and the Cynical

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An agreement between the U.S. and China to curb greenhouse-gas emissions won’t slow global warming enough to prevent extreme weather that damages crops, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said. (Bloomberg) I’ve been avoiding the topic of the climate deal for a variety of reasons, but mostly because of my innate cynicism. But isn’t any deal…

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Controlling the Climate Change Dialogue

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With all eyes on the U.S. east coast and the devastation visited upon folks by megastorm Sandy, an article in Xinhua today about public views on climate change in China drew my attention: A survey released on Thursday shows that a majority of Chinese people are familiar with issues related to climate change and they…

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