ICSC MEDIA RELEASE ON DURBAN CLIMATE CONFERENCE AGREEMENTS
Attention: News Editors, Political, Science and Environment Reporters
International Climate Science Coalition Rejects Durban Agreement to set New Greenhouse Gas Emission Targets
No “Climate Debt” is owed to developing countries
Ottawa, Canada, December 11, 2011: “Developed nations are not guilty of causing the climate change that developing nations claim they are suffering,” said Tom Harris, executive director of ICSC which is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. “Climate changes all the time—both warming and cooling—due to natural causes, and there is nothing that we can do to stop it. However, to the degree possible, and considering our economic circumstances, developed nations still have a moral obligation to devote a proportion of their foreign aid to helping the world’s most vulnerable people adapt to natural climate events.”
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