Skip to comments.Merkel argues for sustainability, economic growth
Posted on 07/08/2014 2:31:51 AM PDT by Olog-hai
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Chinese youth on Tuesday to help protect the environment and conserve energy, telling a group of elite university students that sustainability does not have to come at the cost of economic growth and can ensure a better world.
In a speech at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of Chinas top universities, Merkel said it does not make sense to separate economic performance, environmental protection and social responsibility.
Sustainable development does not sacrifice economic growth. This is a misunderstanding. Sustainable development gives us a new opportunity to create wealth, Merkel said at the end of a three-day visit to China, where she helped open an urbanization forum, met with Chinese leaders and promoted German enterprises.
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Communist China is exempt from all the Rio, Kyoto, Copenhagen, and all the other Global Warming/Environmental restrictions the US and the West were put under...by the free traders who push the Global Warming Hoax agenda via Rio, Kyoto, Copenhagen, etc...
Angie should know better....
She’s not an American. She’s the world’s leading proponent of the social market economy. How could she “know better”?
She’s a moron leading a country of majority-morons.
But, of course, so is Obama.
“Angie should know better...”
One of my sons is reading “Animal Farm”; this reminds me of the part where the humans visit the pigs and praise their means of getting productivity from their animals.
Red China has a lot to show the West about persecution of citizens; Snowden’s leaks show our government is willing accomplices in this. Red Chinese slaves should curse the visiting dignitaries who through their actions express approval for their conditions.
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