Friday, January 17, 2014

Europe is easing climate goals

The European Commission is easing up on climate goals. They have not rescinded their goals. But they are stopping tracking each country. The goals are total for all members. But if you don’t track each one individually, they know there is no visibility and the pressure is off.

Der Spiegel “Green fade out"

Furthermore, the EC is going easy on regulations on fracking. No stringent controls. Only minimum health and environmental standards. I am sure they have heard the worst-case fears. Maybe they looked at the science before this decision.

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