The title of this Copenhagen retrospective at Economist.com says it all, although many would disagree with the judgement. The accord sets no targets, and requires no action from anyone. It’s not clear if more talks will flesh it out. The process was ‘fractious and unproductive’ but it did produce a deal, however minimal.
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).