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December 22, 2014

Special Weekend Report: Copenhagen Recap; USDA Climate Analysis

Categories: Climate Change

Climate Issues: Copenhagen- Background and Draft Accord

Coral Davenport reported yesterday at CQPolitics.com that, “World leaders have reached a deal on a broad-strokes political agreement to curb climate change, with the expectation that the details will be filled in over the coming year.

“‘This is going to be a first step,’ said President Obama, who acknowledged that the agreement falls short of what will be necessary in the long run to mitigate the global warming forecasted by scientists.

“While it is not the binding treaty that had been the initial goal of the Copenhagen talks, the deal appears to boost efforts to pass climate change legislation in the Senate.”

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