How Obama’s New CO2 Rules May Break Our Climate Stalemate With China

As if on cue, the world’s biggest polluter, China, announced that it too would cap emissions by 2016.
How Obama’s New CO2 Rules May Break Our Climate Stalemate With China

Via Moyers & Company:

There’s going to be a long fight over the Obama administration’s new carbon emissions caps, and it’s just getting started. But today brings encouraging news from beyond our borders: As if on cue, the world’s biggest polluter, China, announced that it too would cap emissions by 2016.

As John Upton reports at Grist, world leaders are “cautiously relieved” by yesterday’s EPA announcement. That’s important, especially going into the Paris climate talks in 2015, which many advocates see as the international community’s last chance to broker an agreement that could avert the worst effects of clima...

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