Claim: China says it’s already met 2020 climate goals

From AP Via The New York Post By Associated Press November 27, 2019 BEIJING — China has realized its 2020 target for reducing carbon emissions ahead of schedule, the ecology and environment ministry reported Wednesday. The ministry said China’s CO2 emissions per unit of GDP had fallen last year by 4 percent from a year…

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Red China: Climate Change Leader (/SARC)

Guest sarcasm by David Middleton Some recent headlines: China is positioned to lead on climate change as the US rolls back its policies, September 12, 2019 Country Is Playing Leading Role in the Debate Over Climate Change, Beijing is a solid supporter of the Paris agreement’s principles, recent NY Times infomercial How China overtook the…

The Globalists’ Race Against Time on China

Guest opinion piece by David Archibald, To recap briefly, most of the communist countries collapsed by 1991 and the Western democratic tradition was seen as the winner of an existential battle that had waged since the Russian Revolution of 1917. Historian Francis Fukuyama called it “the end of history” because only good things would happen…

China coal mine approvals surge despite climate pledges

From Reuters David Stanway, Muyu Xu SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Approvals for new coal mine construction in China have surged in 2019, government documents showed, with Beijing expecting consumption of the commodity to rise in the coming years even as it steps up its fight against smog and greenhouse gas emissions. Long-term cuts in coal consumption…

China gets UK aid to boost fracking

From The Express UK BRITAIN has given thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ cash to help fracking in China, it has been revealed – to the anger of cross-party MPs. Foreign Office minister Mark Field has admitted since 2016 the department spent £87,000 on projects to improve the “environmental regulation of shale gas development in China”.…