Quotes from the news wire:
From what I've seen so far, United States's edging United States way toward a decent outcome -- I hope, but we haven't seen a document yet. Big things can happen between documents.
Found on CNN 4 years ago
That's not in the interests of the United States.
Found on Reuters 4 years ago
It's a kind of 'To hell with you' with respect to an issue that countries have been enormously concerned about.
We obviously didn't want parties to be going back, but we also thought it would be counterproductive to have a legal bar saying 'thou shalt not go back,'.
The best thing that can happen for them is to get this agreement going and get it into force.
Found on Reuters 6 years ago
The commitment of both leaders to addressing this global challenge is clear, and I suspect under their leadership, North America will make significant progress this year and next.
Found on CNN 7 years ago
The commitment of both leaders to addressing this global challenge is clear and I expect under their leadership North America will make significant progress this year.
It will be up to the Chinese government whether they increase their target but there will obviously be a lot of international opinion looking forward to additional measures - whether it is China or anyone else.
It is entirely premature, really premature to assume the Clean Power Plan will be struck down but, even if it were, come what may, we are sticking to our plan to sign, to join, we're going to go ahead and sign the agreement this year.
This came together in a really significantly more robust sense than a lot of people would have expected.
There was a lot of goodwill by parties to get past this and sign off on the agreement.
The path does not involve the end of fossil fuels tomorrow, what it involves is a longer-term movement toward clean energy.
There was real sense of dynamism and force in this thing by that point, i think it was tactically and diplomatically quite important for the negotiations.
When seeking legislation or agreement, there are people that are more interested in preventing things from happening, blocking is easier than getting things through.
It is not going to be easy - I have no illusions about that - but we are not in the same place we were in eight or nine months before Copenhagen, there is a greater level of convergence on some very important issues, and there is a greater measure of realism with respect to what needs to happen to get a deal.
The U.S. is perfectly happy to have a consultative process.
Quote of the Day Today's Quote | Archive
Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this author page to your bibliography:
"Todd Stern Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 26 Mar. 2023. <https://www.quotes.net/authors/Todd+Stern+Quotes>.
Share your thoughts on Todd Stern's quotes with the community:
We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.
If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly.
You need to be logged in to favorite.