US Stance on Climate Change Yes We Can -- But Not Yet

The UN summit in New York will focus on attempts to agree a successor to the Kyoto Protocol. But the climate debate has run aground in the US. Environmental protection has many opponents and they're extremely well organized. Even President Obama's own party is withholding its support.
President Barack Obama addressing the United Nations climate change summit on Tuesday.

President Barack Obama addressing the United Nations climate change summit on Tuesday.

Foto: Charles Dharapak/ AP
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