The United States, although a signatory to the Kyoto Protocol, has neither ratified nor withdrawn from the Protocol. The signature alone is symbolic, as the Kyoto Protocol is non-binding on the United States unless ratified. The United States was, as of 2005, the largest single emitter of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels. China is projected to take over at the top of the table by 2010. (Wikipedia)
In the editorial part of the TV news, the same ladies which just complained about the Global Warming and the Climate Change, get all excited when giving the weather forecast later, grinning from ear to ear, about the "fabulous weekend weather".
(All photos shown here are ©Goetze, unless otherwise indicated. This one is from the Pulitzer Price awarded reportage "Unremarkable photos from East Frisia", taken in this cool place while on the water)