Obama wins second term: Stormy days ahead for climate talks? - The Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Barack Obama's re-election could mean difficult days ahead for India on climate change since America is set to play a more pro-active role in pushing for a new global deal by 2015. Fears abound about dilution of the existing principles of the UN climate convention that firewall developing countries from more onerous obligations.Climate change and Barack Obama: economy sinks emissions hope | Crikey
No one should expect Obama’s victory will spell the revival of a US nationwide emissions cap and trade scheme. He must first prioritise a recovery of the economy, and restoration of the government’s appalling finances. Only once these are under control will he be afforded the electoral freedom to address the bigger, longer-term problem of climate change.Obama hints at new drive on climate change - FRANCE 24
Casino mogul Donald Trump, a supporter of Romney, mocked the attention to climate change after Sandy. Writing on Twitter, Trump said: "We can't destroy the competitiveness of our factories in order to prepare for nonexistent global warming. China is thrilled with us!"