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Looking out the window at the U.N. Climate Change Conference

,Following the runaway success of climate change talks in Copenhagen last December, representatives of more than 200 nations are in Tianjin, China, this week to save the world.

[laughter]

As they say, good luck with that.

Roberto De Vido is a communications consultant, writer, cartoonist and jack of many trades. The former chief of Tucson Sentinel’s East Asia Bureau, he now lives in California (make of that what you will).

“It’s difficult for China to take quantified emission reduction quotas ... because this country is still at an early stage of development.”

— Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, February, 2009

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