India Rejects Greenhouse Gas Limits as Anti-Growth

28 de may de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="28" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>India Rejects Greenhouse Gas Limits as Anti-Growth</h1><p>May 28, 2007 (LPAC)--India's Secretary to the Ministry of Environment, Pradipto Ghosh, told news correspondents that India would reject proposals to limit greenhouse gases at the OECD meeting in June, because "legally mandated measures for reducing greenhouse gas emissions are likely to have significant adverse impacts on GDP growth of developing countries, including India."</p><p>OECD Summit host Germany has called for a statement limiting worldwide temperature rise this century to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) and cuts to global greenhouse emissions to 50 percent below 1990 levels by 2050.</p><p>India, China, and major rice growing nations in the world, were subjected to a great deal of pressure at theSince rice paddy fields release a large amount of methane (CH4), a greenhouse gas, the climate mafia had demanded unsuccessfully that reduction of greenhouses gases from paddy fields be included as a mandatory measure.</p><p> </p></div></body>