America is acting on Climate Change

Publication - 2 November, 2006
The Kyoto Protocol entered into force on February 16 2005 and became international law applicable to the 166 countries that have signed and ratified the treaty but not to those who have not - most significantly the United States. There is absolutely no indication that the Bush administration will alter its policies on climate change. However, a domestic political will to act is developing in the U.S. A Greenpeace Briefing for the Climate Negotiations in Nairobi, 6-17th November, 2006.

Greenpeace activists climb a 700-ft coal plant smokestack to denounce Bush's dirty power plan. The Hatfield's Ferry Power Station is a symbol and an example of the Bush administration's dirty energy policy that favors polluting fossil fuels over clean energy sources.

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