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Fri Nov 30, 2012, 02:12 PM

They're not even trying to rearrange the deck chairs in Doha


(Bloomberg) The international effort to slow global warming is so lacking in ambition that delegates from both rich nations and poorer ones are expressing frustration with the process.

I dont see as much public interest for governments to take on more ambitious and more courageous decisions, Christiana Figueres, the diplomat organizing the talks, said at a briefing today. Each one of us needs to assume responsibility. Its not just about national governments. Its about individuals. Its about civil society.

Her comments were echoed by delegates at the 190-nation talks from the European Union to Swaziland and Switzerland, underscoring concern this years round of discussions organized by the United Nations will accomplish little to protect the environment from fossil-fuel emissions.

Weve achieved nothing this week, and Im very concerned, Bolivian delegation chief Rene Orellana said in an interview. Were fried. ....................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-30/climate-effort-lacking-ambition-frustrates-envoys-at-un-talks.html



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Fri Nov 30, 2012, 02:16 PM

1. The Republicans will luv this. Hell, they are probably orchestrating it...

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Response to Berlum (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 30, 2012, 04:20 PM

2. The gif needs a slight modification

 

Instead of "Next 100 Years", it should read, "Indefinitely Until Humans Are Extinct"

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