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Climate change talks: EU says U.S. is the problem now

The European Union says it's the U.S. that's stalling chances for U.

The European Union says it's the U.S. that's stalling chances for U.N. members to get moving on climate change. Here's how a left-wing British paper sees it.

One Australian account sees it this way: "The Bali conference is coming to a close, and pressure is building on the United States to accept ambitious guidelines for negotiating future cuts in emissions of global warming gases."

Boy, I'll bet that has Messrs. Cheney and W. Bush really scared. Pressure building. Wowee.

The Bali conference was aimed at moving ahead with plans for the next international agreement to follow the Kyoto Protocol which expires in less than five years. The U.S. and China have not signed the Kyoto agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The Bali conference ends today, Dec. 13.