US China Climate Pact Packs Plenty of Punches

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The new US-China climate pact packs a lot of punches.

OO The U.S.-China CO2 Deal Is An Energy, Climate, And Political Gamechanger
increasing chances of a 2015 global climate agreement to avoid catastrophic change, and ensuring that carbon-free energy will be the dominant source of future new energy.

OO The New Climate Deal With China May Actually Help The US Economy

OO China’s Gigantic New Commitment To Renewable Energy, Explained
“That target will light a fire under China’s already-aggressive renewable deployments and put even stronger limits on coal and other fossil fuels.”

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President Obama and China President Xi Jinping shake on a global climate pact.Phys.org

OO What Climate Scientists Have To Say About Obama’s Deal With China – it can have a significant impact on climate change, and undercuts delaying arguments saying China should move first.

OO U.S.-China Climate Deal Another Blow To Big Coal – as China, a major coal burner, pledges to peak its emissions, and get 20% of its power from renewables by 2030.

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ActOnClimate/Twitter

OO What You Need to Know About U.S.-China Climate Pact – the US pledges to cut carbon pollution up to 28% below 2005 levels by 2020.

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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