Wednesday, November 07, 2012

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!"

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