In what should be another colossal embarrassment for the United States -- recently leaked internal documents show how little our government is prepared to take responsibility for the damage done by climate change.
Farmers and developers are cutting and burning the rainforests at an alarming rate in order to make a living. We must provide them with sufficient financial incentive so they choose to preserve their forests.
Is China really contemplating eschewing coal for cleaner fuels to address environmental issues like climate change? Or is it just a case of China talking green while walking further and further down coal-emission road?