Saudi Arabia’s lead climate negotiator… Mohammad Al-Sabban told BBC News that the issue will have a “huge impact” on next week’s UN climate summit, with countries unwilling to cut emissions…
Mr Al-Sabban made clear that he expects it to derail the single biggest objective of the summit - to agree limitations on greenhouse gas emissions.
“Climate is changing for thousands of years, but for natural and not human-induced reasons. So, whatever the international community does to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will have no effect on the climate’s natural variability.”
Some other countries shared this view, he said; and as a result, governments would not be prepared to countenance agreeing anything that would affect economic growth for many years, until “new evidence” settled the scientific picture…
Mr Al-Sabban said the UN summit should encourage a “full investigation” of the CRU e-mails affair.
Friday, December 4, 2009
Climategate - Saudis says Copenhagen deal now threatened
Climategate, a non-story to ABC warmists, could now derail the Copenhagen summit, claims one of the negotiators: