From Lara Marlow - Irish Times Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Obama warns of 'irreversible catastrophe' for climate
LARA MARLOWE in New York
WORLD LEADERS have attempted to inject a sense of urgency into negotiations for a global climate change agreement.
“We risk consigning future generations to an irreversible catastrophe,” President Barack Obama told 190 heads of state and government who convened at the United Nations on the eve of the opening of the General Assembly.