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Web Date: December 18, 2009

Obama Calls For Climate Change Agreement

International: President stresses need for accountability in new global pact
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Climate Change
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: climate change

President Barack Obama today called for completion of a new global agreement on climate change that holds nations accountable for meeting pledges of limiting their greenhouse gas emissions.

Obama spoke on the last scheduled day of a two-week United Nations meeting in Copenhagen that is supposed to pave the way for completion of a new climate change treaty in 2010. After working through much of the night, negotiators resumed discussions on an agreement in closed . . .

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