Whatever Happened to Global Warming? – NYTimes.com

Whatever Happened to Global Warming? – NYTimes.com.

News Analysis

Where Did Global Warming Go?

Elisabeth Rosenthal is a reporter and blogger on environmental issues for The New York Times.

IN 2008, both the Democratic and Republican candidates for president, Barack Obama and John McCain, warned about man-made global warming and supported legislation to curb emissions. After he was elected, President Obama promised “a new chapter in America’s leadership on climate change,” and arrived cavalry-like at the 2009 United Nations Climate Conference in Copenhagen to broker a global pact.

But two years later, now that nearly every other nation accepts climate change as a pressing problem, America has turned agnostic on the issue.

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