US Is Acting Like A Dead Weight On Copenhagen Talks, Pulling Down Ambition Ever Lower

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Joss Garman

Instead of sensing the spirit of "yes we can", you feel the familiar muscle of America's Big Carbon special interests. For months, US officials have been dampening expectations and lowering the bar on which climate measures could be expected from the new administration.