Why Carbon Emissions Should Not Have Been the Focus of the U.N. Climate Change Summit

The most important environmental summit in the history of the world has concluded in Copenhagen. Unfortunately, this conference focused primarily on setting a cap on carbon emissions and providing financial aid to developing countries to build capacities to adapt to thenegative impacts of climate change. This article discusses: (a) why the focus should have been on the transfer of proven renewable energy technology from developed to developing countries; and (b) how this technology transfer can be financed with currently available funds.
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