Sanders says the report, which asserts that “human influence on the climate system is clear,” is the strongest case yet for decisive action to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
The president, who friend or foe alike have praised or pummeled for his risk aversion, is now evidently taking the biggest risk of all — getting directly involved in another Middle East War.
But if the deal to disarm Syria of chemical weapons works as I think it can, it needs to be measured, not in terms of perfection, but compared to the alternatives.
For immediate release April 6, 2012 Contact [email protected] On Monday April 2, the United Nations held a High Level Meeting on “Happiness and Wellbeing: Defining a New Economic Paradigm” hosted by the Prime Minister of Bhutan. The UN has assigned Bhutan, a tiny Himalayan nation the task of boldly initiating steps towards realizing a vision, […]
Measured against the goal of saving the Kyoto protocol and avoiding the complete collapse of the U.N. framework for addressing climate change, Durban was a qualified success. Measured against the goal of acting in time to avoid the catastrophic consequences of climate change, however, Durban was a bust.