Secretary of State Clinton’s OpEd piece in today’s New York Times lets us reflect how far we have come toward a national commitment to limit climate change. But policy must become programs, rhetoric become action. Congress must legislate, industry must redefine self-interst, and we must adopt new habits.
The dust has settled at COP27, the 27th United Nations Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt where a record 45,000 people registered to attend. The longest running summit of all the conferences, agreements made in the final moments has left us all with hope but also doubts.