THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

APNewsBreak: Top UN climate official resigning

AMSTERDAM (AP) – Top U.N. climate change official Yvo de Boer told The Associated Press on Thursday that he was resigning after nearly four years, a period when governments struggled without success to agree on a new global warming deal.

His departure takes effect July 1, five months before 193 nations are due to reconvene in Mexico for another attempt to reach a binding worldwide accord on controlling greenhouse gases. De Boer’s resignation adds to the uncertainty that a full treaty can be finalized there

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February 18, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

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  1. How can the UN even consider global warming viable after all that has happened lately? This only proves that it is less about climate and more about gaining power.

    Comment by MTR | February 18, 2010 | Reply


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