Climate Talks End In Copenhagen Accord; Countries Settle On Non- Binding 2 ºC Warming Limit

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In the end, 188 countries voted in favor of the motion, with Cuba, Bolivia, Sudan, and Venezuela voting against it. Developed countries would reach agreement with emerging economies such as Brazil, China, and India as to whether or not emerging economies should set emissions reduction targets. afforestation, avoided deforestation, carbon capture and storage, energy efficiency measures, renewable energy generation) would be established. by Jack Rosebro.

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RAND reports suggest US DoD use less petroleum fuel to deal with high prices, not count on alternatives

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Bartis and RAND colleague Lawrence van Bibbe were the authors of a 2011 RAND report concluding that if the US military increased its use of alternative jet and naval fuels that can be produced from coal or various renewable resources, including seed oils, waste oils and algae, there would be no direct benefit to the nation’s armed forces. Pending a major technical breakthrough, renewable jet and marine fuels will continue to be far more expensive than petroleum-based fuels, Bartis said.

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