posted on Apr, 17 2009 @ 12:02 PM
The US government is to regulate carbon dioxide emissions, having decided that it and five other greenhouse gases may endanger human health and
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the move following a review of the scientific evidence.
The news was welcomed by environmental groups that mounted a series of court cases during George Bush's presidency aimed at forcing the EPA to act.
Developing countries have asked for the US to show leadership on climate.