UNSPOKEN: Bush Not Changing Position on Climate Change -- Video
Jeremy gave you a pretty thorough overview of the Bush administration's efforts to bob and weave on not taking action on climate change (which was picked up by one of our faves Crooks & Liars). Yesterday, we heard it from the horse's mouth and we bring you a quick video summary of Bush's speech including some subtitles to clarify what's going unspoken.First, from Reuters, Tyson Slocum, Director of Public Citizen rebuts Bush administration efforts to dodge meaningful action on climate change:
Susty.tv -- President Bush Says Halt CO2 Growth by 2025 (30 secs) from George Spyros on Vimeo.
And if you so desire, you can watch this Full Bloom video of Bush's speech in its entirety here.
President George W. Bush called for halting the growth of greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2025. The United States is among the world's biggest emitters of heat-trapping carbon dioxide that spurs climate change. Bush has opposed setting mandatory caps, citing harm to the U.S. economy and inaction by other major producers like China and India.