Monday, November 26, 2012

Is Doha the worst place in the world for a climate change summit ... or possibly the best? - Telegraph
Doha has the largest carbon footprint per person in the world. Qataris use five times the amount of carbon than the average Briton, at 44 metric tonnes per person per year in 2009. This is largely because of energy intensive air conditioning and desalination plants for water. Because water and electricity is free, there is little incentive to cut usage.
Twitter / Chris_C_Horner: Weird. Cant tell which time ...
Weird. Cant tell which time theyre lying: green agenda = MAKES $!, or R in 2 much debt to keep get-rich-quick scheme up
US Defends 'Enormous' Climate Efforts At UN Talks |
Qatar has not even announced any climate action in the U.N. process, and former Qatari oil minister Abdullah Bin Hamad al-Attiyah didn't do so when he opened the conference Monday.

"We should not concentrate on the per capita (emissions). We should concentrate on the amount from each country," al-Attiyah told reporters. "I think Qatar is the right place to host" the conference, he said.

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