US ‘opposes’ G8 climate proposals

According to a copy leaked by GreenPeace, the US is working to slow down or reject many, if not all, of the European proposals to take action to slow the rate of Climate Change:

“The US appears to have rejected draft proposals by Germany for G8 members to agree tough measures in greenhouse gas emissions, leaked documents have shown.

Wide-ranging US amendments to a draft communique prepared ahead of June’s G8 in Germany summit cite a ‘fundamental opposition’ to the proposals.”

Read the rest here: BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | US ‘opposes’ G8 climate proposals

There’s a discussion of the news report over on Slashdot if you’re looking for more information.

Author: Nick Knisely

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