Chu in Cancun US Energy Secretary Plays Climate Activist

At the UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, the US government has fought back against accusations that it isn't doing anything to combat global warming. In his speech, Energy Secretary Steven Chu criticized climate change deniers, highlighted inventions by US scientists and even quoted a Native American saying about saving the planet.
Von Christian Schwägerl
US Energy Secretary Steven Chu in Cancun: "We will live in a carbon-constrained world."

US Energy Secretary Steven Chu in Cancun: "We will live in a carbon-constrained world."

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan