Friday, December 18, 2009

Obama in Copenhagen

As leaders are working late into the night to try to come up with an agreement of sorts in Copenhagen, many people are unimpressed with President Obama's speech on the matter. In some cases, the disappointment is understood: President Obama did not encourage Congress to pass climate legislation in his talk, and many would argue that an international stage would be the place to do that. In other cases, like explaining to developing nations that some plan is better than no plan and will bring people closer together on climate change, perhaps the disappointment is less acceptable. After all, won't an imperfect deal help us to lower emissions? Even if it doesn't reach goals suggested? Or should more be done?

Read the article here, and decide for yourself.

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