Leaked Memo Reveals U.S. Plan To Oppose Helping Poor Nations Adapt to Climate Change (VIDEO)

The Secular Jurist

Newly leaked documents have revealed how U.S. negotiators at the U.N. climate summit in Warsaw are opposing efforts to help developing countries adapt to climate change. According to an internal U.S. briefing memo seen by Democracy Now!, the U.S. delegation is worried the talks in Warsaw will “focus increasingly on blame and liability” and that poor nations will be “seeking redress for climate damages from sea level rise, droughts, powerful storms and other adverse impacts.” We speak with Nitin Sethi, a journalist with The Hindu newspaper who first reported on the leaked document.

Continue reading and watch the video:  http://www.democracynow.org/2013/11/19/leaked_memo_reveals_us_plan_to

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I'm Tanya and I'm a 2015 journalism school graduate from SUNY Purchase College. I blog on a wide variety of issues: women's rights, racism, the American justice system, activism, the environment, etc. Knowledge truly is power, so my goal is to empower people to create change in society.

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