Here’s UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s assessment of the Copenhagen conference, as reported in the New York Times. His main point: Follow the money. Kyoto, and Bali in 2007, committed no funds. Copenhagen promised $100 billion, not enough, but not chump change either. It can start flowing in 2010.
In the wake of reactionary rulings by the Supreme Court that seized a woman’s right to abortion after the Justices had unleashed potentially lethal freedoms to gun owners, one can only shudder at the prospect of the court’s upcoming decision on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).