China, Environmentalism, and The UN

Stormy has had a number of posts about China and environmental issues lately here at Angry Bear. Its a topic they’ve also been following at Naked Capitalism:

The third installment of this year’s series of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes’ reports is due out Friday. Each successive report becomes more and more politicized, with the upshot that they are less and less valid as scientific pronouncements.

China is the heavy in the effort to water down and distort the findings, since it, along with the US and India, plans to open 562 new coal fired electricity plants by 2012, and it is unwilling to compromise its development objectives.

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