CBC on Shwarzenegger and Canada's climate change conundrum

Wed, 2006-10-18 09:36Kevin Grandia
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CBC on Shwarzenegger and Canada's climate change conundrum

CBC National's Sasha Perticic did a great piece last night on California's efforts to tackle climate change. In the report, Schwarzenegger urges Canada and Mexico to join California in it's fight against C02 emissions created by the burning of fossil fuels.

Wrapping up the story, Petricic concludes: “Interestingly, even among opponents to California's plan, very few challenge the premise that green-house gases could be causing global warming and that something could be done.” Interesting indeed that opponents to California's plan on one hand state that green house gases are a problem, and on the other oppose action to curtail those very same gases causing the problem.

And seriously, when is Arnold going to ditch the Hummers!
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