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harvey007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-23-10 10:15 AM
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China says wind, solar subsidies WTO compliant
Source: Associated Press

SHANGHAI (AP) China is defending its subsidies for wind and solar power against a U.S. complaint to the World Trade Organization that such support is unfair, saying its policies are best for fighting climate change.

Read more: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5j4F-i...
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somone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-23-10 10:36 AM
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1. Fuck China
specifically, their filthy greedy murderous ruling class
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fatbuckel Donating Member (518 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-23-10 10:40 AM
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2. Why don`t we (US) subsidize wind and solar power?
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-23-10 11:52 AM
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3. Because we've gone to war in ME to protect OIL ...!!
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ProudDad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-23-10 12:08 PM
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5. Because it would cut into corporate profits...
of the more powerful interests...

The major polluters...
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ProudDad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-23-10 12:07 PM
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4. While USAMerica subsidizes
major corporation's profits...

Oil, Coal, Nuclear, ADM and Cargil's corn production, etc. etc. etc.

The Chinese have the advantage of being able to operate according to scientific truth and a longer view (if they choose to -- and they apparently have) instead of corporate bullshit for short-term profit...
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