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“A job well done for President Obama”

This is not my opinion!  But forget about damning with faint praise, given the source this is damning with high praise. Obama’s negotiator, Todd Stern, will be here today. They have kept the exact same principles and negotiating stance as President George Bush did for eight years. Obama has carried on Bush’s legacy. So, as…

DemocracyNow! Friday broadcast from Durban

DemocracyNow! broadcasts this whole week from the climate talks in Durban, South Africa.

DemocracyNow! Thursday broadcast from Durban

DemocracyNow! broadcasts this whole week from the climate talks in Durban, South Africa.

DemocracyNow! Wednesday broadcast from Durban

DemocracyNow! broadcasts this whole week from the climate talks in Durban, South Africa.

DemocracyNow! Tuesday broadcast from Durban

DemocracyNow! broadcasts this whole week from the climate talks in Durban, South Africa.

DemocracyNow! Monday broadcast from Durban

DemocracyNow! broadcasts this whole week from the climate talks in Durban, South Africa.

The emergence of China as a dominant economic power is an epochal event, occasioning the most massive and rapid redistribution of the earth’s resources in human history. The country has also become a ravenous consumer. Its appetite for raw materials drives up international commodity prices and shipping rates while its middle class, projected to jump…

In the climate debates, I hear it all the time: why should the US do anything when China and India are the fastest growing and largest emitters of greenhouse gases on the planet? Though I make it a personal policy to never discussion mitigation policies with characters who will not even accept the reality of…

Going it alone

If the United States continues to thumb its nose at the rest of the world in the climate change arena, this article from the EU Observer discusses what the appropriate response should be.

Why Should the US Join Kyoto?

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: Why should the US join Kyoto while India and China haven’t? Answer: