The Road from Copenhagen
Against The Current vol. 144

The Editors
http://www.solidarity-us.org//node/2602

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/01/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13585

The handwriting about the long-anticipated Copenhagen climate change conference has been on the wall for months, and its message is not promising for our human civilization or the thousands of species we may take down with us. By the time of that frantic final day of backroom arm-twisting, blackmail and president Obama's lead-balloon speech, it no longer really mattered whether the conference's failure would be openly admitted, or thinly disguised behind a “political framework statement” without serious mechanisms for implementation, measurement or enforcement.

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