Monday, December 7, 2009

Pachuri to Obama: You Don't Need No Stinkin' Congress

Goodness, was it just a couple hours ago that I was typing:
"...On the other hand the totalitarian impulse has its attractions, if that's what you're into."?*
Here's the head of the IPCC via the AP:
By executive action, the Obama administration can boost the U.S. target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions beyond levels envisioned in legislation working its way through Congress, the head of the U.N. climate science network said Sunday.

"There is scope for going above what is going to be legislated," Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, told The Associated Press on the eve of the U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen....MORE

HT: Environmental Capital

*Newsweek: Goldman Supplied 9 Pages of Proposed Changes to Derivatives Legislation (GS)