The Next China Storm

Brownstein, Ronald
June 2008
National Journal;6/28/2008, p10
The author emphasizes that environmental issues pose a challenge to the relations between U.S. and China. He notes that presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain advocate greenhouse gas mitigation. He points out that the per capita pollution in the U.S. remains greater than that in China. He cites that a legislative proposal in the U.S. to impose a carbon tariff on imports from countries that do not limit greenhouse emissions raised concern among the Chinese.


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