Wednesday, June 20, 2007

On the fast track to disaster but taking the rest of us with them

China outstrips US on greenhouse emissions

China has resisted international demands that it cut its greenhouse gas emissions more rapidly because this could slow economic growth and spark social unrest.CHINA has surged past the US to become the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, beating even the most pessimistic predictions that it would take at least another year to outstrip the US.

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One thought on “On the fast track to disaster but taking the rest of us with them

  • John Fitzpatrick says:

    The United States, on a per person basis, emits four times as much carbon as China. See the numbers here.

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