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David F. Hales: December 2009
President, College of the Atlantic

David F. Hales: December 2009

David F. Hales is the president of the College of the Atlantic in Maine, which in 2007 became the first U.S. higher education institution to achieve carbon neutrality.

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Not enough, Mr. President, not nearly enough

Mr. Obama's remarks to the Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change were replete with contradictions, inconsistencies and hypocrisy. 'Unchecked, climate change will pose unacceptable risks to our security, our economies, and our planet", he said. He noted that there was no...

By David F. Hales | December 18, 2009; 07:02 PM ET | Comments (1)

Of course not, but it's not that simple...

At face value, neither position will do much to reduce greenhouse gas concentrations, or affect the rate at which they are increasing. The science communities in both countries as well as the policy makers in the U.S. and China know that as well as anyone else.

By David F. Hales | December 3, 2009; 08:58 PM ET | Comments (0)

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