Today's Report From Copenhagen
Highlights from the climate change conference on Dec. 11
(Editor’s Note: This file presents news and information from the Copenhagen climate change conference on Dec. 11, distilled from news outlet reports. Check for updates during the day.)
China verbally attacked the U.S. chief climate negotiator today in Copenhagen for being "irresponsible" in saying that China should not get climate financing from the U.S. It’s all about his assertion that the U.S. owes nothing to the world for past greenhouse gas emissions.
The latest version of a Senate climate change bill calls for 17 percent cuts in carbon emissions by 2020 – matching what President Obama is proposing at Copenhagen. It also includes nuclear power plants and increased offshore oil and gas drilling.
From 2006–2014, Terry was managing editor for Earthjustice's blog, online monthly newsletter and print Earthjustice Quarterly Magazine.