China orders 7 pilot cities and provinces to set CO2 caps

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At the Durban Climate Change Conference in 2011, China presented an eleven point proposal to spend $340 billion per year for five years to reduce pollution in China. These plans promote economic development because health care costs are the main cost of any business. Ask any manager with Starbucks. In addition, renewable energy cuts costs in a growing way with each passing year, so any company with long term goals needs some level of green energy. China is the biggest producer of solar panels and windmills. It makes hybrids and electric cars that reduce dependence on oil, an increasingly expensive commodity. China’s BYD sedan gets 185 miles per plug in compared to 40 for Chevy’s Volt, and it has a 40 minute fast charger so waits will not be excessive. The price tags are the same in the US, so China will clean America’s clock given current gasoline prices, and BYD arrived in Los Angeles in October. Finally, BYD and others will help clean up China, but it will take years. However, if you don’t start, you never finish.

Jan 13, 2012 4:54pm EST  --  Report as abuse
meleze wrote:

Why China doesn’t accept the French proposal
to get starting with a taxation on the financial
transactions? 1) it would be in accordance with the
ideas of the communist party 2)The taxation would
supply the means China needs for the cleaning of
the industrial process.

Jan 14, 2012 5:02pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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