December 7, 2009
[efoods]Any agreement likely to emerge from the negotiations would be so deeply flawed, said James Hansen, that it would be better for future generations if we were to start again from scratch.
“I would rather it not happen if people accept that as being the right track because it’s a disaster track,” Hansen, who heads the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, told the Guardian newspaper.
“The whole approach is so fundamentally wrong that it is better to reassess the situation. If it is going to be the Kyoto-type thing then will spend years trying to determine exactly what that means.”
On Wednesday China and other big developing nations rejected core targets for a climate deal proposed by the Danish hosts in a draft text, such as halving world greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.