On June 6 I gave you an anniversary snark against Ezra Klein’s black take on the prospects for our climate. The BrE phrase attributed to Norman Tebbit in the blog headline is just another snark. (Photo credit Freefoto.com.) It’s only fair to back them with an actual argument.
Joe Romm did a good point-by-point rejoinder to Klein. He left out two things though.
8. Washington is not the United States.
9. The United States is not the world.
If the question were “what are our chances of saving the climate if it depends on the policies of the US government?” I’d have to agree with Ezra: they are terrible. Continue Reading…