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date: Tue Feb 6 13:03:30 2001
from: Mike Hulme <>
subject: Fwd: RE: joint battelle-pik proposal
to: t.d.davies

An email from John regarding a guy at Batelle in Washington commenting on the new US
position on climate change. More optimism than in some quarters.

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Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2001 15:00:24 +0100
From: PIK director�s office <>
Subject: RE: joint battelle-pik proposal
Dear Mike,
Richard Benedick ("Ozone Diplomacy") has been contacting me several times
for exploring cooperation options. Tyndall would well fit into this
pattern. See the attachment.
Cheers, John Schellnhuber
>Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2001 13:16:34 -0800
>From: "Benedick, Richard E" <>
>Subject: RE: joint battelle-pik proposal
>To: "''" <>
>Cc: "Cooper, Chet" <>,
> "Edmonds, James A (Jae)" <>,
> "Stokes, Gerald M" <>
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>Importance: high
>Lieber Joachim,
>I have tried to reach you by phone today, but it was too late. Since you
and I
>talked, I've spoken about this proposal to several informed observers here -
>both inside and out of government - and I sense there is growing
receptivity to
>considering new approaches to the climate negotiations. There may be more
>sympathy in the new administration than one thought - see the attached
speech by
>Paul O'Neill, the new Secretary of the Treasury, given when he was CEO of
>Colin Powell asked for a two-hour briefing last week from scientists
>Dan Albritton) and negotiators, and by all accounts he was interested and
>engaged in the subject - it was one of the first issues he addressed. I have
>heard similar reports of a positive attitude and more activism from the
new EPA
>Administrator, Christine Whitman (former Governor of New Jersey).
>We are delaying seeing Marianne Ginsburg again until we have feedback from
>on your meeting with her - please let me know. Enclosed also is a more
>developed edition of the concept paper - your comments are very welcome.
>Mit freundlichen Grussen,
>~ Richard
> <<german US draft4.doc>>
> <<Treas. Sec. O'Neill on Climate Change.pdf>>
>Richard E. Benedick
>Deputy Director, Fundamental Science Division
>Battelle Washington Operations
>901 D Street, S.W., Suite 900
>Washington, DC 20024
>Phone: 202-646-5270 Fax: 202-646-7843
>E-mail: <[1]>
>Attachment Converted: "c:\programme\eudora\attach\german US draft4.doc"
>Attachment Converted: "c:\programme\eudora\attach\Treas. Sec. O'Neill on
Climate Change.pdf"
Gesine Herzog
Secretary to Prof. Schellnhuber
Potsdam Institute
for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Telegrafenberg C 4 (express mail, packages)
P.O. Box 60 12 03
D-14412 Potsdam
Phone: +49-331-288-2502
Fax: +49-331-288-2510

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