This Copenhagen assessment at CNN.com is by Lisa Margonelli of the New America Foundation. She sees the 3-page ‘Copenhagen Accord’ as a futuristic document personally crafted by the leaders of the new century’s big powers: China, India, Brazil, South Africa, and the US. Led by President Obama, the leaders of 3 billion people propelled climate to global relevance. Carbon will be part of regional trade pacts, with emissions monitored remotely. The US must define a fairer low carbon 21st century.
According to information given on the website Climate.org, there are a number of statistics which are indicative of the current climate condition: For example, carbon dioxide in the Atmosphere — 414 (Carbon Dioxide…). According to the Climate Portal of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Atmospheric CO2 levels of