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Unformatted text preview: negotiation-rhetoric. Finally, I think that the text conveys the message that it is a scientific defense for the EU position. There is not any. Even DG11 finds a hard to defend (at least, in the draft version of their attempt -- I don't think the final version has appeared yet). Whatever you think about long-term goals, 2010 is pretty soon. At the moment, no country has any experience with serious emission reduction POLICY. Minus 15% is serious, particularly because of the effort that will be spend on the monetary union and because the UK and Germany are too optimistic on their baseline emissions. Rash action instead careful thinking may well run serious, international climate policy deep into the ground. Cheers Richard...
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2009 for the course CLMT 0032456 taught by Professor Ellison during the Spring '09 term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
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