Time Running Out on Vows to Act on Climate Scientists Warn
By Stephen Leahy
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sep 24 (IPS)
Promises are easy to make.
But promises by world leaders will not halt the heat-trapping carbon emissions that are dialing-up global temperatures and altering the climate, say critics and climate researchers meeting in this U.S. Midwestern city.
As evidenced at the U.N. leader's summit on climate change in New York Tuesday, the world's big economies are refusing to commit to actions that will prevent this and future generations from inheriting a hostile climate no other humans have ever faced.