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The world is waiting… by Chuck Baclagon
December 18, 2009, 5:00 pm
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Greenpeace US executive director Phil Radford commented on Obama’s speech earlier:

“The world was waiting for the spirit of yes we can, but all we got was my way or the highway.President Obama can still save Copenhagen by doing what he called on other leaders to do and give some ground by increasing his commitment to cut global warming pollution. But as it is he crossed an ocean to tell the world he has nothing new to offer, then he said take it or leave it.

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Obama moves date of Copenhagen trip by Chuck Baclagon
December 5, 2009, 6:18 am
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President Obama has announced that he will now come to Copenhagen on December 18th, the same day as other heads of state. This is most certainly welcome news. All the elements are now in place for world leaders to move forward and agree a legally binding treaty in Copenhagen to stop climate chaos.

Now that Obama has moved the date of his trip, however, he needs to move the US’s emissions targets and financial commitments to be in line with what climate science demands so that this doesn’t become reality:

Mike G

World leaders apologise for climate failure in Copenhagen airport ads by Chuck Baclagon

We’re hoping these ads predict the wrong future — the one where world leaders look back with a “coulda, shoulda, woulda” attitude at a Copenhagen climate summit which failed. There’s still time to change the future. Our recipe for world leader regret-avoidance is simple: agree a fair, ambitious, and legally binding deal to save the climate.

Barack Obama (US)

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