Merkel's Global Warming Waffling Europe Puts Hurdles in Obama's Climate Path

Just as the US gets a new president who promises to reverse years of climate change neglect, American environmental experts worry that Europe's resolve on climate change is weakening. Merkel's recent about-face is especially alarming.
President-elect Barack Obama and former Vice President Al Gore met on Tuesday to discuss the environment.

President-elect Barack Obama and former Vice President Al Gore met on Tuesday to discuss the environment.

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