CEF's Director, Dr. Jennifer Turner, was quoted by Voice of America's Jiang He as saying that McCain's latest statement on his climate change policy--emphasizing cap-and-trade and admirable emissions reduction targets--is not surprising, given growing public acceptance of and pressure to address climate change. Although wary of McCain's later statement to not commit to international emission reductions without India and China also signing, Dr. Turner considers McCain's statement to be a significant break from the atmosphere of denial prevalent in the Bush administration, and hopes that it is a positive sign of proactive dialogue to come.

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