Global Warming: Can It Still Be Turned Around?

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Denmark's Prime Minister, Lars Lokke Rasmussen, showed up in Singapore last week for a reality check on next month's climate change meeting in Copenhagen. The conference has been billed as the last, best hope for binding agreements to reverse climate change. Now that kind of consensus has been declared out of reach, and Hillary Clinton calls Copenhagen "a stepping stone." Poor countries want economic development to continue, and the worldwide recession has industrialized nations worried about what drastic action will cost. With legislation delayed on Capitol Hill, can President Obama still play a leadership role?  What about China?   

Credits

Guests:
Carter Roberts - World Wildlife Fund, Barbara Finamore - Natural Resources Defense Council, Juliet Eilperin - Senior National Affairs Correspondent for The Washington Post - @eilperin, Lou Hayden - Policy Analyst, American Petroleum Institute

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Frances Anderton, Karen Radziner