How can developing countries industrialize without contributing to global warming?



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    That is the question Kyoto failed to answer, that hopefully will find a better resolution this December at the upcoming Copenhagen talks. Climate activists generally agree that there must be an internationally-agreed-upon emissions reduction standard that applies to all countries, with real consequences. China and other countries, however, have been leaning more toward individual countries developing their own domestic targets and solutions (which tend to permit more emissions in the name of economic development). As this strategy has failed in the past, it appears a binding international agreement, with possible tariffs imposed on non-compliant countries, may be the only solution to global warming. It is, after all, a GLOBAL problem…

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