Monday, September 18, 2006

Bush to move on climate change?

The Independent reports that George Bush, the world's number one climate-change denier, is preparing a u-turn on climate change and is planning to push for domestic emissions reductions. I'll believe it when I see it, but here's hoping. If this is true, it will be a potent sign of just how far political opinion has shifted in the US - and that not even the vast amounts of money the oil and coal industries are throwing at their denial campaign can fool everyone forever. But I guess Hurricane Katrina was a pretty big wakeup call, that not even Americans could miss...