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Copenhagen Consensus?

Friday, December 18, 2009

President Obama is in Copenhagen to persuade the world’s countries to sign on to climate change legislation. One of the main sticking points is China’s reluctance to agree to emissions verification. David Fahrenthold from the Washington Post has the latest developments. Lucia Green-Weiskel, project manager at the Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation works on MRV (measuring, reporting, and verification) within China; reports from the summit.

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David Fahrenthold and Lucia Green-Weiskel
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superf88 from

How is America's most active role in China's pollution, namely, US factories avoiding US pollution laws by moving to China, perceived during these talks?

I assumed it was an elephant in the room but literally never hear this relationship put this way.

Have you?

If this problem is being parsed as a national one rather than a corporate one, Is the US simply disassociated from the pollution produced within Chinese borders?

Dec. 18 2009 10:20 AM

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