Wednesday, April 01, 2009

G2 and CLIMATE CHANGE


Air pollution over Los Angeles - source

"The draft G20 communique leaked at the weekend makes only the smallest reference to climate change, and appears to be vague on the subject of how green the $2tn (£1.4tn) stimulus package agreed by world leaders should be.

"This provoked the eminent climatologist James Hansen, director of Nasa's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, to tell the Guardian: 'If this is the best they can do, then their 'planet in peril' rhetoric is probably just that - empty rhetoric.'"

Climate change experts call on G20 members to commit to action

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