and so it begins

U.S. Wants No Warming Proposal: Administration Aims to Prevent Arctic Council Suggestions,” by Juliet Eilperin (Washington Post):

The Bush administration has been working for months to keep an upcoming eight-nation report from endorsing broad policies aimed at curbing global warming, according to domestic and foreign participants, despite the group’s conclusion that Arctic latitudes are facing historic increases in temperature, glacial melting and abrupt weather changes.

This is the first of what I’m sure will be many such stories.

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