This Copenhagen analysis by Steven Hill of the New America Foundation in the New York Times casts the US and President Obama as the chief obstacles to progress. Obama can’t deliver because of Senate opposition. Developing countries were justified to resist. For Europe to lead, it needs more effort from the US.
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).