Ten years ago, the Irish Times reported that China’s five year plan would reduce “carbon intensity” by 16 percent, and that the US was “falling behind.”

Move to put climate change back on agenda

Since then, Chinese CO2 emissions have skyrocketed while US emissions have continued their fifteen year decline.

Annual CO₂ emissions

“Indeed, 2010 was officially one of the hottest years on record, with heatwaves, floods, landslides, forest fires and other “extreme weather events”.

“UN climate chief Christiana Figueres insisted that Cancún was “a solid step forward for strengthened global climate action”, and she has called on governments to “maintain momentum” in the run-up to Durban.”

Nothing that these people are doing is having any impact on CO2 emissions or climate.

Annual CO₂ emissions

Global Monitoring Laboratory – Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

via Real Climate Science

Posted on April 3, 2021 by tonyheller

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April 3, 2021 at 09:15AM