“This remains a very, very difficult process, and it could still fail,” said U.K. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband.
SHOOT: The failure of USA to participate may be akin to a declaration of war. If that sounds excessive, consider the alternative. To allow the world's largest polluter and energy consumer to continue what they're doing? Expect huge fallout from countries around the world, and vast swathes of populations, if this runs aground.