Friday, June 01, 2007

It's time for Duhbya to get off the pot on global warming

Bush's emission plan 'a delaying tactic'

Peter Walker and agencies
Friday June 1, 2007
Guardian Unlimited

Environmental groups today condemned George Bush's proposed global plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, labelling it a stalling tactic lacking concrete details.
The US president's proposals, outlined in a speech yesterday, appeared to cast severe doubt on international efforts for a UN-brokered successor to the Kyoto protocol on climate change, which ends in 2012.

It also seemingly hit European hopes before a G8 summit in Germany next week that industrialised nations will make a firm commitment to halving their emissions by 2050.

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