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-- nations climate conference the US is being told it is not doing enough to stop temperatures from -- China and India and other major polluters they -- -- to pay mall.
-- calling this a global money ground they want us they want more money from our.
So here is Bob Danes is with the NRDC action fund.
Why are we the targets of why -- the villains -- well.
Us there -- I think that we're -- -- for American interest here I mean this climate change is a threat to Americans we saw the face of that -- -- across the heartland this summer of the hottest summer our history the worst -- yeah are you here okay boat rock a talking point opposite -- artist nation this is -- -- not stations saying -- You Americans.
China is saying you Americans you all the villains via.
India is saying this I think he's not -- the world's largest Fallujah.
Why don't we the Valencia -- why is it the United Nations that use the vehicle to screw money out of us.
Well I think we need to take a global approach to distorted is after all global problem -- -- -- -- good point China's part of the problem India is part of the problem Japan Europe were all part of the problem but it needs taken global approach -- what money from us.
That they want us to payable.
Well -- a white -- that they want -- money.
What what what what -- -- go along with his do you think the President Obama should go along -- if the UN comes up with some kind of global carbon tax and they -- Call it what you like -- these attacks or -- the Ohio dues to the UN that -- -- -- money would you go along with that.
You know we've never gone along with that in the past and the fact is the president was elected to stand up for the interest of the United States and that's exactly what this this is a problem for our country that been a problem for our picture all of now and I'm really -- -- vol will -- do you believe that President Obama.
If this tax comes down upon from the United Nations he will site well -- Get off our backs.
There's been no talk about it it's hard to imagine there's no precedent for it.
It rank speculation not buoyancy -- happening Woodward that he -- -- -- -- about interest by saying we will not sign on to a UN carbon tax would he do that.
I think he'll defend our interest by saying it's time we stood up to a grave and gathering threat than it on -- credit to Americans are the -- very simple Bob.
It might not situation -- -- -- that but you're not answering you know -- directly answering the question.
If the United Nations comes up with some form of carbon tax to combat climate change.
Quote -- attacks -- the fate sights higher do was to the UN which we diverted towards climate change that movement.
If they come off with back kind of demand for -- all money.
Do you think that President Obama will site -- not get get lost.
I think -- would Stewart Assad.
The initiative -- -- -- sovereignty issue Stuart that's always been out precisely precisely but but when we get to sovereignty let's not remember the raging storms that ravaged our cities from New York to New Orleans this year.
Let's not forget that we have an obligation we're paying for this pollution right now Stewart a -- a heavy price for OK now if the United Nations comes up with this tax and -- some people -- Do you think the United Nations has the answer a climate change.
What the United Nations has been working on this issue for a long time they made a contribution globally.
But here in the United States we're getting our answers from the National Academy of Sciences the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
NASA the guys who put the man on the moon.
That's where we're getting our information that's where we're getting our policy guidance that's where we're getting the solutions we need to move forward this country and you believe that if we have a -- let's just discuss the United States if we have a common -- united states of some -- we tax initiatives.
So we have fewer emissions.
You think that makes -- a really really big difference to the temperature of a planet.
It makes a huge difference Stuart because we've got to go after these the industrial carbon pollution that is warming the planet.
And we are paying for now we're paying a heavy price this puts the price tag on the problem we know where the pollution is let's go get it.
Okay one last question I'm sure you're familiar with the study by Britain's meteorological.
Which found that there was no increase in the global temperature in a sixteen year period I think it was from.
Mid 1990 -- until 20102011.
That's what the British met office said flat out what do you make about.
Well with great respect I don't know I'm not familiar with the report what I can say is -- here in this country -- we just finished the hottest summer on record three and a half degrees higher.
Than the twentieth century average.
Who paid for.
Our corn growers are ranchers the pastors that -- to dot Stewart from the Rocky Mountains to the Ohio River valley.
Our cities wildfires destroyed nine million acres of our forest and fields for the writings on the wall at seared across the face of the American heartland we've got to take action now aren't we -- -- -- who has appreciate -- coming up that's a much thought thank you Stuart.
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