Fred Krupp’s Remarks on the Finish Line for a Climate Deal

This morning, Fred Krupp, EDF’s president, gave the following remarks at the Point Carbon conference in New York City:

Think for a moment about the speech you’d expect to hear from an environmental leader on the eve of Copenhagen.

Now forget it.   This is not going to be that speech.

You might expect someone in my position to call for – to demand – a final international agreement to solve the climate crisis before Copenhagen delegates go home for Christmas.   I will not.

You might expect me to assert that the greatest threat to our planet will come about if New Year’s Day 2010 arrives without a new treaty.   It will not.

And that signing a final treaty is the only way Copenhagen can be successful.  It is not.

Let me explain.

Continue reading his full remarks.

This entry was posted in International. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.

One Comment

  1. Posted January 11, 2010 at 6:44 pm | Permalink

    I appreciate the useful knowledge you essay in your post. I will bookmark your blog and have my son check up here regularly. I am rather sure they will take course a lots of new stuff here than anybody else!