India Skeptical of US Pledge to Combat Climate Change
Arnoldy, Ben, The Christian Science Monitor
Carbon-emissions targets set at Copenhagen seem unlikely to be reached, given America's political realities. That makes developing nations less eager to meet their own goals.
India and China have released more details about how they intend to combat global climate change. From India's perspective, the ball is now in the United States' court.
For years, international climate talks have been caught in a stalemate. The US claims that India and China are not being asked to sacrifice; the two emerging powers say the US, as a major polluter, must cut back so others can be lifted from poverty.
India and China's recent commitments to action put pressure on the US …
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