Criticism of President Bush’s Rose Garden speech on global warming hasn’t been hard to come by. Margot Wallstrom, the European Union’s environment commissioner, said in a statement today that Bush’s speech was “short on action.” Canadian leaders agreed. Climate scientists took issue with the idea that any actions to curb global warming should wait until the science behind global warming became more clear. Environmentalists said Bush was living in the past and his promised technology and research initiative would have been appropriate 10 years ago. Former Clinton administration officials said Bush’s initiative was little more than a repackaging of a plan begun several years ago.