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Sunday, July 9th, 2017

 

Flawed Democracy and Climate Change

One of the main reasons given by the United States for refusing to sign the Kyoto agreement is that the restrictions placed on developing countries are not as strict as those applied to richer nations. The US fears that under Kyoto countries like China, which is fast becoming an economic powerhouse, would be able to grow their economies quickly even as US growth was handcuffed by environmental regulations. And so far, China does have a pretty abysmal environmental record. Projects like the controversial Three Gorges Dam, horrifically polluted rivers, smoggyRead More