Offered Without Comment

Proposed emissions cuts aren’t enough, U.N. says

Promises by the U.S. and other industrialized countries to cut the emissions causing global warming are insufficient to avoid the worst effects of climate change, the United Nations climate chief said Wednesday.

The international climate talks, which begin Monday in Copenhagen , are a chance to “finally get climate change under control” and put all countries on a path of sustainable growth, said Yvo de Boer , the U.N. official overseeing the meeting.

However, De Boer said one of the main obstacles in the talks was that the emissions reductions offered by rich nations as a group…

…”are not yet where science says they need to be if we’re going to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.”

Okay. I trickstered/hid the decline lied. One little comment/question: who determines whose “science”…says so?

UPDATE: “Nothing to see here!” ~ Canada (via Kate)

5 Responses to “Offered Without Comment”

  1. Gary from Jersey says:

    This cries out for a photo caption contest. THS will provide the grand prize Buick.

    My entry:

    Losing his tinfoil hat, Al Gore tries to stop Karl Rove from instructing him to kill Tipper.

  2. nightfly says:

    “Ahhhh! My Brylcreme is running into my eyes! It’s Global Warming!”

  3. Dave E. says:

    “Damn this software version is buggy. Why does it keep locking up like that? Joe, reboot the Goreacle again.”

  4. JeffS says:

    “Hey! Where did my brains go?”

  5. Gary from Jersey says:

    OK, who wins the Buick?

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