UN Climate Summit Stalls as US Backs Dispute over Science Report

(From The Hill)

The United Nations climate summit in Poland stalled over the weekend as the U.S. joined Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in declining to “welcome” a landmark study on worldwide climate change.

All four oil-producing nations are calling for the report to be “noted” rather than “welcomed,” a semantic difference that the State Department said draws a line between a U.S. acknowledgement and a full-out endorsement, The Associated Press reported.

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