Wolfowitz Guts World Bank's Estimates of Climate Danger

Thu, 2007-04-26 06:46Ross Gelbspan
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Wolfowitz Guts World Bank's Estimates of Climate Danger

One of Paul Wolfowitz's two handpicked deputies, Juan José Daboub, tried to water down references to climate change in one of the World Bank's main environmental strategy papers, the bank's chief scientist has told the Financial Times.
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