At last, climate change has a Cabinet post!

A year after the United Nations Climate Panel was awarded the Nobel peace prize,the British government became the first one to appoint a full time minister for climate change. According to the environmental group, Green Alliance,
'Hallelujah. A department of energy and climate change.'
In other words, a recognition that it is a global phenomenon that could have very serious repercussions (that could last longer than the current financial crisis). On the other hand, the world's biggest carbon emitter, USA, has two sketchy plans(1,2) both still in the Presidential campaign stage.

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