Climate Change Talks Collapse

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After last weekend's collapse of the climate change talks in The Hague, we look at how the world -- and our next President -- will face global warming. Can we clean up our act? We ask representatives of the UN's panel on climate change, environmental consulting groups that specialize in climate change risk management, the German Ministry of the Environment, and Stanford's Center for Environmental Science and Policy.
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Warren Olney