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India Vs. China: Which Low-Carbon Development Model Will Win?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The competition between these two nations is critical because it will influence which development model that the rest of the world is likely to embrace -- top-down or bottom-up.

Obama's Second Chance on the Predominant Moral Issue of This Century

Dr. James Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. James Hansen

This is not the 17th century, when "beliefs" trumped science, forcing Galileo to recant his understanding of the solar system. The president should unequivocally support the climate science community.

China To Send Premier To Copenhagen Climate Talks, Announces "Aggressive" Emissions Cuts

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BEIJING — China promised to slow its carbon emissions, saying it would nearly halve the ratio of pollution to GDP over the next decade – a...

100 Months and Counting Until Climate Change Is Irreversible

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Runaway changes in weather patterns will start, there will be droughts; we can expect to see the collapse of species in the sea and on land. Basically, terribly scary stuff is expected to happen.

Beijing's Air Pollution: It Isn't The Cars

Deborah Seligsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Seligsohn

Contrary to popular perception both inside and outside China, Beijing's air pollution problem is not primarily due to increases in personal vehicle use. The true problem lies with industrial emissions.

Bikes, China's icon, thrive despite car invasion

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SHANGHAI, China — For a vivid insight into the clash of old and new in China, follow the bicycle. Morning rush hour in Beijing and Shanghai use...

China Extends Lead As World's Largest Emitter of Carbon Dioxide, 14 Percent Ahead Of The U.S.

International Herald Tribune | James Kanter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

China is rapidly extending its lead over the United States as the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, according to fig...