National Press Club

Global Climate Change and Politics

May 27, 2008

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Run time: 5 minutes

Czech President Vaclav Klaus tallked about his book Blue Planet in Green Shackles: What Is Endangered -- Climate or Freedom? In the book he writes, "The largest threat to freedom, democracy, the market economy, and prosperity at the end of the 20th and at the beginning of the 21st century is no longer socialism. It is, instead, the ambitious, arrogant, unscrupulous ideology of environmentalism." He also responded to questions from the audience.