Green Jobs for Janitors: How Neoliberals, Green Keynesians Wrecked Obama’s Promise of a Clean Energy
October 06, 2010
Last week's United Nations climate change negotiations in Bali ended with a whimper, not a bang, an "agreement" to postpone negotiations until 2009, when the United States will have a new president, one presumably more committed to action than President Bush. The most dramatic moment came when foreign diplomats loudly booed U.S. representatives. While it is always satisfying to see the Bush administration take a drubbing on climate change, the whole episode distracted attention from the reality that Kyoto has failed for reasons entirely unrelated to the United States.