Environment | President Obama needs more than words to rally the world to follow his lead on climate change
by Daniel James Devine
Posted 12/18/09, 12:49 pm
President Obama's words Friday at the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen were intended to motivate hundreds of bleary-eyed negotiators into a political agreement over carbon emissions. For that to happen, Obama needs more than oratory skill and an international fan base. He needs the cooperation of the U.S. Senate and China.