ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 12, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(No location given: Ned Potter) Pressure on President Bush's administration to respond to the problem of global warming and to the UN-sponsored "Earth Summit" international conference to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this June featured; television ad shown. [Democratic presidential candidates Paul TSONGAS, Governor Bill CLINTON - talk about global warming.] White House noted resisting possible Rio treaty to stabilize emissions by 2000. Role of White House Chief of Staff John Sununu in keeping administration out of environmental issues reviewed. [February 4, 1990, on "This Week with David Brinkley", SUNUNU - criticizes the faceless bureaucrats on the environmental side.] Measures to stabilize America's carbon dioxide output that have been promoted by a group within the administration outlined. [White House environmental council Michael DELAND - talks about an approach to reducing greenhouse gases.] [Senator Albert GORE - says a Rio treaty should not be vague.]
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