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Posted on April 3, 2009 | tags


U.S., World: U.S.: We want to help climate change, but it has to be realistic

  • It is clear that the less we do in the near-term, the more we have to do in the long-term. But if we set a target that is un-meetable technically, or we can’t pass it politically, then we’re in the same position we are in now… where the world looks to us and we are out of the regime.
  • Jonathan Pershing • The U.S. Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change, speaking at a UN conference in Bonn, Germany. The big kids on the block are trying to improve their global warming standards but at a feasible rate – a notable change from Bush administration policy. • source