Opinion Obama Has Failed the World on Climate Change

US President Barack Obama came to office promising hope and change. But on climate change, he has followed in the footsteps of his predecessor, George W. Bush. Now, should the climate summit in Copenhagen fail, the blame will lie squarely with Obama.
Von Christian Schwägerl
Greenpeace activists in Hong Kong urge Obama to take a stand on climate change.

Greenpeace activists in Hong Kong urge Obama to take a stand on climate change.

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Photo Gallery: Greenland's Vanishing Ice Sheet
Foto: Steve Morgan
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Photo Gallery: Greenland's Vanishing Ice Sheet

Photo Gallery: Greenland's Vanishing Ice Sheet
Foto: Steve Morgan
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Photo Gallery: Greenland's Vanishing Ice Sheet