Climate Change Conference

Source: Think Progress

With weary determination, COP17′s climate negotiators brokered a deal after more than two weeks of grinding political debates. The despairanger, and resignation felt by almost all parties at the Durban climate summit reflected the knowledge that the power vested in the environment ministers and climate envoys by their respective governments is insufficient to protect human civilization from the exponentially growing onslaught of fossil-fueled climate change. As the New York Times writes — as a simple statement of fact — it is “simply too big a job

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