Friday, October 9, 2009

Nuclear Power, Hydro Excluded From UN Climate Draft

"Climate change is the most critical problem facing humanity"
-Ban Ki Moon
From Bloomberg:
Nuclear power and “large-scale” hydroelectric plants were excluded from a list of sources that a new climate treaty may recommend developing countries such as China use in efforts to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.

Splitting atoms and damming rivers “have adverse impacts on the environment,” according to a draft approved by a United Nations working group at international climate talks among about 180 nations in Bangkok. The document was published on a UN Web site and dated Oct. 8..,,,MORE