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Monthly Archives: March 2015

The U.S. Side of the U.S.-China Climate Change Agreement: The Impossible Dream

In November 2014, the Presidents of the U.S. and China agreed to new curbs on the two countries’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, stating that:   “The U.S. intends to reduce its emissions by 26%-28% below its 2005 level by 2025 and to make its best efforts to reduce its emissions by 28%.”   “China intends [...]