Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Germany and France reject greenhouse gas emissions cut

France and Germany have rejected an expected European Commission recommendation that greenhouse gas emissions be cut by up to 30 percent by 2020:

We believe that after the failure of the Copenhagen summit, we must give ourselves a bit more time.

France and Germany aren't stupid enough to lead the way with unilateral cuts. Rudd was prescient in shelving Australia's planned Emissions Trading Scheme and should be praised for his non-action.



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