Day: June 30, 2009

Climate Change and Politics Global Warming News International Politics

“Two Degrees” of Separation: Obama Needs to Outline his Yardstick

Major groups the U.S. are calling on president Obama to define his "yardstick" on global warming. Many urge the president the goal should be to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to keep an increase in average surface temperatures as far below 2 degrees Celsius or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit as possible. Will Obama express such a definitive goal at the upcoming G8 conference?Read More