Research Report Says West Should Share Pollution Responsibility with China – Tendai Maphosa
The Voice of America writes about a new research report from climatologists at the University of Sussex which argues that the West, and especially the United States, bear the blame for China’s carbon emissions due to their addiction to all things “Made in China”:
A report published by the Tyndall Centre, a climate change research institute, says some 23 percent of China’s carbon emissions are generated during the manufacture of goods destined for Western consumers.
The report is called “Made in China.” It questions the current practice of deciding who is responsible for emission reduction by counting carbon emissions within national borders. [Full text]