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Monday, September 26, 2005

Global Warming Update: Blair adopts Bush position

Blair falls into line with Bush view on global warming
By Geoffrey Lean and Christopher Silvester, The Independent
Published: 25 September 2005
Tony Blair has admitted that he is changing his views on combating global warming to mirror those of President Bush - and oppose negotiating international treaties such as the Kyoto Protocol.
Full story here.

It looks like economics is trumping junk science. Now if the Governor, would get his act together.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Frederic Christie said...

Sounds like corporate interests and US imperial power is making Blair even more of a US running dog.

Mon Sep 26, 02:08:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Russ Steele said...

Fredric:

I think that is a bit harsh. Coming to the realization that Koyoto is an economic disaster, could be a big factor in the change of Blair's position.

Mon Sep 26, 07:18:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Frederic Christie said...

An economic disaster? It creates a whole new market system to trade pollution credits. And cutting emissions typically means increasing fuel efficiency which generates positive externalities that boost the economy.

Mon Sep 26, 09:03:00 PM PDT  

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