As Washington obsesses about the fiscal cliff, Pres. Obama is putting in place the building...

|By:, SA News Editor

As Washington obsesses about the fiscal cliff, Pres. Obama is putting in place the building blocks for a climate treaty requiring the first fossil fuel emissions cuts from both the U.S. and China. A State Department envoy is in Doha this week working to clear the path for an international agreement by 2015 that could help cut U.S. greenhouse gases 17% by 2020.