Thursday, September 24, 2009

speaking of renewable energy going nowhere fast...

Here's an uplifting (sarcasm for upsetting) piece from the New York Times regarding this week's global meeting of world leaders and their discussion on climate change:

The negotiations for a new international agreement to curb emissions of greenhouse gases have stalled, making an agreement in Copenhagen by December difficult.

...In speech after speech, presidents and prime ministers of countries large and small spoke with soaring promises about the importance of confronting the problem for future generations. But when it came down to the nuts-and-bolts promises of what they were prepared to do in the next decade, experts and analysts were disappointed that there were no bold new proposals, particularly from the United States. full article

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