Climate:

State Dept.'s McMurray outlines U.S. efforts to address global warming internationally

With China surpassing the United States in greenhouse gas emissions by the end of this year, the push to reduce emissions internationally is in full force. During today's OnPoint, Claudia McMurray, assistant secretary of the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs at the State Department, discusses U.S. efforts to address climate change abroad. McMurray discusses the most prominent challenges facing the world as countries try to address climate change. She explains why investment in cleaner technologies is important and discusses the threat of deforestation posed by the increasing demand for biofuels.