EU makes grandiose gestures, but climate is all that changes

The Kyoto targets for 2012 are being quietly discarded, while the focus switches to even grander plans for 2020. So what else is new?

26th January, 2008

The Kyoto targets for 2012 are being quietly discarded, while the focus switches to even grander plans for 2020. So what else is new?

Climate change is a serious problem. A little bit of warming is probably good for the people and economies in Europe and North America, but we cannot let our planet get hotter and hotter. There is only one way to prevent that. We need to stop burning fossil fuels.

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