01 Dec '11, 4pm

We're following the UN Climate talks in Durban via @AlexMStark #unfccc #COP17

We're following the UN Climate talks in Durban via @AlexMStark #unfccc #COP17

This guest post was written by Alex Stark who is reporting from the UN Cimate Talks in Durban, South Africa, as part of the Adopt a Negotiator program and TckTckTck . I'm following the UN climate talks with Adopt a Negotiator not only because I care about the fate of our planet, but also because I care about US global leadership. Perhaps more than any other country in the world, the United States has the financial, diplomatic, and technological resources, and therefore both the responsibility and the opportunity, to take the lead on the global fight against climate change and its impacts. That's one reason I was excited to have the opportunity to speak with the US Deputy Special Envoy on Climate Change Jonathan Pershing this morning, the head US negotiator here in Durban. A scientist who previously worked for an environmental resources think tank and the International Ener...

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