The big question in Durban is whether an extraordinarily obstructive Obama administration is days away from killing this process and burying its corpse next to the Doha round of trade talks. The stakes really are that high.
But not all the American environmentalists were celebrating. "This is not a strong deal or a just one--it isn't even a real
The biggest news coming out of Copenhagen, but not covered by the American media, is that Obama hasn't been able to convince other countries to act even though he is the most popular head of state.
Barack Obama is poised to arrive in Copenhagen tomorrow with additional pledges of cash for poor countries which will suffer
Britain has ramped up the pressure on the US and other countries to come up with firm targets and commitments to reduce carbon
Better to call this prize, as many have, including the Nobel committee, an aspirational award -- the committee expressing its own audacity of hope.
What truly deserving champion of peace did the Nobel committee slight this year in the process? None to my knowledge.
The Mets have shaken up their coaching staff. And in a startling upset, the entire training staff will return, but they'll change some "medical protocols." Like what, how to actually do medical training?
We told a delegation from India that no agreement can occur without transparency in reporting progress by the developing world. Without the ability to verify, what good is an agreement?
We had penetrated the multiple rings of security, outfaced the bureaucracy of the International Olympic Committee and stood our ground to deliver information that the mayor, the 2016 Committee and the entire business elite of Chicago didn't want to see and didn't want to acknowledge.