NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 06, 2009
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(Copenhagen: Anne Thompson) The challenges to the summit on climate change that begins tomorrow in Denmark previewed; details given about the issue of cutting the carbon footprint & reducing global warming; scenes shown from the shrinking Greenland ice sheet that could cause problems for coastal cities in the US like Miami, New York City & New Orleans. [U.N. climate chief Yvo De BOER- says the Himalayan glaciers are disappearing.] [Glaciologist J.P. STEFANSSON- comments on the ice.] [Northern Arizona University professor Abe SPRINGER- talks about water concerns.] The "climategate" scandal in which climate scientists may be massaging the environmental data noted.
(Studio: Lester Holt) A series of special reports on "A Perfect Storm" all this week announced.