The Disaffected Lib: Make Them Stay

The Doha climate change summit now underway appears likely to end inconclusively as have all the international climate change summits that preceded it over the past 18-years.   About the only agreement may be where to hold the next climate change summit. By now it should be obvious that the format being used doesn’t work.   Recalcitrants, ...

The Disaffected Lib: There’s Your Problem – Too Damned Much Wiggle Room

 The wrench in the gears that prevents meaningful international action on global change is the enormous wiggle room in the debate.  This arises, in large part, because of the opportunity for the players to argue overall emissions versus per capita emissions. China, for example, recently became the top CO2 emitter overall closely followed by the ...