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Bush to Present U.S. Goals at Paris Climate Talks

President Bush's new goals to address global warming aren't likely to go over well at international talks opening Thursday in Paris. The president's goals allow U.S. emissions to keep on growing for another 17 years. On the other hand, most industrial nations are trying to craft policies that will quickly start them on a path toward lower emissions.

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Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to biomedical research.