Obamas Klimaversprechen

Anlässlich seiner Wahl erinnert Greenpeace USA Obama an seine Versprechen zur Klima- und Energiepolitik, die er in verschiedenen Statements gemacht hat (climateprogress.org). Hier also die Checkliste, was wir in den nächsten Monaten erwarten dürfen:

Obama Supports Strong Domestic Action on Global Warming

· Obama has committed to 80 percent reductions in global warming pollution by 2050. (Obama-Biden New Energy for America Plan, http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/newenergy)

· The Obama campaign has committed to using executive action to regulate global warming pollution, if necessary. (Bloomberg News, October 16, http://www.bloomberg.com/ apps/ news?pid=20601087&sid=a2RHIj_6hvV0&refer=home)

Obama Supports International Action on Global Warming

· “Obama and Biden will re-engage with the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC)–the main international forum dedicated to addressing the climate problem.” (Obama-Biden New Energy for American plan, http://my.barackobama.com/ page/ content/ newenergy_more#emissions)

· Obama has committed to attend or send a personal representative to the next UN climate talks in Poland this December. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_TD4OL-15U)

Obama Supports Major Investments in Clean Energy

* Obama has committed to helping create five million new green jobs by investing $150 billion in clean energy over the next ten years, requiring that we get 10 percent of our electricity from clean sources by 2012, and putting at least a million ultra-efficient plug-in hybrid vehicles on the road. (Obama-Biden New Energy for America Plan, http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/newenergy)

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