Durban

0 World mostly punts on climate change

The New York Times’ John Broder called it a “modest accomplishment” while Inter Press’ Stephen Leahy described it as “yet another failure.” Both are news stories reporting on the conclusion of the week of intense climate change talks in Durban, South Africa — technically known as the UN Frameworks Convention…

1 Fueling the slow boil? More inaction predicted on climate change

There are probably lots of colorful, entertaining ways to describe what’s happening — or not happening — at a big international meeting on climate change being held all this week in Durban, South Africa. Some say it’s a global example of the ‘tragedy of the commons.’ Others might make…