ABSTRACT

U.S. Actions to Address: Energy Security, Clean Development, and Climate Change   [open pdf - 3MB]

"The United States is taking action on a comprehensive and dynamic strategy to address climate change at home and abroad. This approach is designed to foster breakthroughs in clean energy technologies and encourages coordinated global activities that help meet the ultimate objective of the United Nations Framework Convention greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations at a level that prevents dangerous human interference with the climate system while enabling sustain- recent reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have substantially improved the science that guides policy decisions. The recent IPCC conclusions highlight the need to set wise and effective policies to confront the challenges of energy security and climate change. The United States is meeting these challenges by integrating actions to address climate change and energy security into a broader agenda that promotes pollution reduction and sustainable economic development because those actions will be more sustainable and successful if they produce multiple economic and environmental upon the fundamental principle that the world community must produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions and that it must be done in a way that promotes economic growth and helps nations deliver greater prosperity for their people."

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Date:
2007-11-26
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Public Domain
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U.S. Dept. of State: www.state.gov
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