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Environment: Greenhouse Gases / Climate Summit #954199

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 07, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The EPA's ruling that greenhouse gases are a danger to our health at the time of the climate change conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, noted.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) How this is the first time the government has declared six greenhouse gases dangerous examined; details given about the auto industry agreements, coming CO2 cuts in industry but with farms & small businesses off the hook. [EPA administrator Lisa JACKSON†- speaks out about pollution.] [Natural Resources Defense Council clean air director John WALKE†- says only the largest emitters will be covered.] [Senator James IMHOFE - opposes regulation.] The political edge to climate change plans noted. The differences for the US now & at the time of the Kyoto agreement discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Andrews, Wyatt
Duration:
00:03:10

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