Comments for: Can Obama forge a deal on climate change?

Posted Dec. 05, 2012, at 4:31 p.m.

Climate change is global. Unless enough big-emitting nations stop pumping carbon into the atmosphere, no single country’s efforts will matter much. That is why, despite the many unmet deadlines, petty squabbles and dashed hopes, it is still important for world leaders to gather and work toward a climate deal, as …

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    Scientists can’t even agree that climate change is man-made and even those who are positive it is man-made can’t prove that reducing our emissions or radically changing our way of life would have any significant effect. Instead of returning to the pre-industrial age, we need to adapt. Haven’t you seen any science fiction movies?

    • Anonymous

      Non-oil company funded science is nearly unanimous in recognizing the man-made influences of global warming. Proof of a return to a pre-industrial age may be found in doing nothing about carbon emissions. Science fact may have to take policy preference over science fiction.

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