EPA Announcement on Greenhouse Gases

On Monday the E.P.A. announced a ruling that greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide and 5 others) were detrimental to human health and the environment.  This enables the E.P.A to impose regulations on polluters without the approval of congress.

In other climate news, the UN climate talks are in disarray in Copenhagen after developing countries reacted furiously to leaked documents that show world leaders will next week be asked to sign an agreement that hands more power to rich countries and sidelines the UN’s role in all future climate change negotiations.

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