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Schwarzenegger: 'Nothing is getting done' at U.N. climate summits

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday criticized the upcoming U.N. climate talks, saying they promote countries' empty promises on emissions reductions and funding.
What happened: Speaking at an environmental justice conference put on by the South Coast Air Quality Management District, Schwarzenegger - who signed California's first economywide greenhouse gas mandate in 2006 - said the international climate process was largely an exercise in futility.
"What does a promise and a pledge mean in the end?" he asked. "Nothing. Over and over, year after year, they make these...
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