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1. September 28, 2007-Bush Outlines Proposal on Climate Change John M. Broder, The New York Times Bush in attempt to dispel the current belief that his administration has completely disregarded global warming as an international and local problem called an international conference on climate change on September 28. He stressed that each country should decide for themselves which policies they should enforce regarding carbon emissions and pollution based on “its own needs and interests”. The article suggested that European delegates rejected the voluntary emission standards in support of an international treaty which would require all countries to commit to a specific set of standards. Bush never stated a specific goal for reducing carbon emissions instead stressing economic growth and prosperity were his first priorities. In addition, China appeared frustrated with industrialized counties trying to pressure the developing country into setting emission standards. The article exposed Bush’s rejection of an international carbon emission treaty in support of
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2009 for the course ATM S 10568 taught by Professor Lyattjaegle during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.

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Assignment 1 - 1. September 28, 2007-Bush Outlines Proposal...

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