Leaked US critique of climate report sets stage for political showdown in Korea

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Leaked US critique of climate report sets stage for political showdown in Korea

Confidential government feedback casts doubt on scientific models, pushes domestic energy priorities and questions economic basis for climate action

Confidential US comments on a landmark global warming report raise doubts about the science behind it, warn that it risks crimping economic development and advocate for carbon-catching technologies...

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