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Here's the relevant segment of the 1st hour of today's show, Up with Chris Hayes.  Chris gets the inside scoop, from reporter Amy Goodman on scene, of the Climate Change conference, going on now in Durbin, South Africa.  

Amy reports, America is still "blocking progress," even though Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, once promised the USA would be "a Leader" in these very important humanity-oriented events.  

Sadly the only country standing in agreement with the USA's current CO2 position -- is Saudi Arabia.  

American citizens should all be asking:  What's that about!?  ... Still?

Chris Hayes interviews Amy Goodman, in Durbin  

Up with Chris Hayes -- Dec 3, 2011

[The Amy Goodman interview starts around Time Mark 24:30 if you follow that link.]

About that point of agreement, regarding "who we should be fighting for" ...

Chris Hayes is a proud new father.  He is beaming and hopeful, as much as the hopes for a livable future world, that his daughter's generation will inherit from today's leaders, are fading ...

Chris Hayes summarizes this overriding concern, which we all should have, in the last minutes of the clip, above.

We ignore Climate Change, to our peril.  To their peril.  To to peril of island nations, being erased as we speak.

As the current progress at the Climate Change conference shows, the world is falling in line behind 99% of the Scientists -- all the while America is still falling in line behind the Cheney Oil policies of the past, and the hollow rhetoric of their well-paid Denialist foot-soldiers.

And the world does not yet, get Why?   ... Still?

Originally posted to Digging up those Facts ... for over 8 years. on Sat Dec 03, 2011 at 12:20 PM PST.

Also republished by The Durban Daily.

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