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Climate Change

CEQ Chairman Jim Connaughton defends Bush admin's position on global warming

In his second OnPoint interview, Jim Connaughton, chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, defends the Bush administration's efforts on global warming in a discussion with Greenwire senior reporter Brian Stempeck. Connaughton addresses criticism from the United Kingdom and other nations that are pressuring the White House to take stronger action on climate change, while also describing the administration's efforts to spur the development of new technologies such as carbon sequestration.