Photo Gallery: The US and the IPCC
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Photo Gallery: The US and the IPCC

'Key Foreign Policy Issue' US Attempts to Influence World Climate Body

If you don't play, we won't pay. That seems to be the US message to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change when it comes to key personnel decisions, according to one of the newly leaked dispatches. The State Department, the document seems to indicate, leaned on a financial lever to get its way.