As the U.S. continues to resist committing to an agreement to combat climate
change, its former president Bill Clinton is taking his pro-Kyoto message to the
world stage -- raising the ire of American officials.
Clinton spoke Friday, the final day of the Nov. 28-Dec. 9 UN summit on climate
change in Montreal. He was invited to the event by the Sierra Club of Canada.
And while many are welcoming him, U.S. delegates attending the conference team
"They haven't protested formally, but they're annoyed," a source in the Canadian
government told The Associated Press. "They're not infuriated, but they're not
Although the U.S. isn't one of the 157 countries that have signed onto the Kyoto
accord, environmentalists were hopeful that it would sign a separate agreement
for all nations.
Canada is hoping nations, not just ones under Kyoto, would sign a deal to hold ...