Developing and Developed Powers Differ on Emission Cut

That is the right thing to do for the poor nations.

The world’s biggest developing nations, led by China and India, refused Wednesday to commit to specific goals for slashing heat-trapping gases by 2050, undercutting the drive to build a global consensus by the end of this year to reverse the threat of climate change.

via Developing and Developed Powers Differ on Emission Cut – NYTimes.com.

And this is not possible.

But negotiators embraced a goal of preventing temperatures from rising more than 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, and developing nations agreed to make “meaningful” if unspecified reductions in emissions.

The intention is right but climate and temperature is too complex to control the exact rise of temperature. The best we can do is agree on some aspects of policy, action and inputs into the process.

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