Clinton warns of climate peril, demands US switch out of fossil fuels – Yahoo! News

Posted on December 9, 2005 

Clinton warns of climate peril, demands US switch out of fossil fuels

Clinton warns of climate peril, demands US switch out of fossil fuels

Bill Clinton took to the podium at the UN climate talks here to ram home a grim message about global warming and demand the United States move quickly away from the fossil fuels causing the problem.

He pointed to an array of gloomy scientific studies published in past weeks, including evidence that carbon dioxide levels are at their highest in 650,000 years, that glaciers in the Himalayas and Arctic sea ice were melting and the warm Atlantic currents that bathe northwestern Europe were slowing down.

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