October 18, 2011

The Death of the Kyoto Process

Schwägerl & Traufetter, Der Spiegel


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A climate catastrophe descended on the German Foreign Ministry in Berlin early last week. Politicians and diplomats from around the world were attending a conference to discuss how global warming will affect the world. They examined scenarios depicting how millions of people living in coastal areas could escape flooding, what will happen to the fishing and mineral rights of island nations when they no longer exist and how China and Russia will benefit from an ice-free Arctic. . .

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TAGGED: alternative energy, Environmentalism, global energy consumption, carbone missions, Kyoto Protocol, climate change, DER SPIEGEL

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