Science, ideology, and immediate capital interests-- who wins?
|Global warming doesn't exist, really!|
|I'm resting my brain, thank you.|
At this year’s meeting, which began on Nov. 28, delegates from 194 nations gathered in Durban, South Africa, to try to advance, if only incrementally, the world’s response to intensifying climate disasters. But expectations were low. The negotiating process itself has been under fire from some quarters, including the poorest nations who believe their needs are being neglected in the fight among the major economic powers. Criticism has also come from a relatively small but vocal band of climate-change skeptics, many of them sitting members of the United States Congress, who doubt the existence of human influence on the climate and ridicule international efforts to deal with it. But scientists warned that the squabbling served only to delay actions that must be taken to reduce climate-altering emissions and to improve vulnerable nations’ ability to respond to the changes they say are surely coming." Read much more.. its the New York times after all.
"Global warming is not slowing down", Science News 12/5/11
For the ultra savvy, and those who don't read. ABC News, 4/22/09 video
Posted by Kathy Meeh