[Ed. – Pathetic to watch]
President Obama flew to China a few days ago and announced a joint environmental pact with the communist regime.
The United States will reduce its carbon emissions substantially over the next 11 years. China will do absolutely nothing but hope that its emissions decline after 2030.
The press heralded this as a major accomplishment. The rush from the press as soon as it was announced suggested a high level of coordination. Like lemmings in a staged dive off a cliff, “historic” became the media’s rallying cry. There is nothing historic about the deal. In fact, news reports from November 2012 noted that China expected, in 2012, that its carbon emissions would begin to decline after 2030 because of factory upgrades, efficiencies, etc.
Like so much of President Obama’s decisions over the past six years, this is another photo-op with a compliant press that does not matter and will do little.
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