If the US Senate fails to pass a climate bill before Copenhagen, 'it would open the United States to the charge that it does not take its international commitments seriously, and that these commitments will always take second place to domestic politics,' Ambassador John Bruton, head of the European Commission Delegation to the United States, warned last week.Obama is expected to give a speech at the United Nations General Assembly tomorrow addressing, among other topics, global warming. Separately, Reuters reported that the President will stress at the COP15 climate talks that climate change is a shared problem and every nation must respond, according to US Ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice.
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