From The National Interest, a review essay on global warming. Will our grandchildren revile the lost decade? The noughties dawned with a global strategy to fight climate change but ended with the UN system in tatters. Daniel Bodansky (Georgia): The Copenhagen Conference: A Post-Mortem (and more at Foreign Affairs). What really happened in Copenhagen? Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle on the iron fist of the market versus iron in the soul of the social movements. A review of The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World? by Joel Kovel. Global economic growth cannot continue if nations are serious about curbing climate change. You can download Growth Isn't Possible: Why We Need a New Economic Direction by Andrew Simms and Victoria Johnson. Jagdish Bhagwati on how we need to build the new protocol on principles in existing international institutions such as the WTO. In the war against climate change, peasants are in the front line. Measuring economic activity from outer space is a new frontier in the struggle to quantify humanity’s impact on the natural world. The Economist on why it is important to put a price on nature. Small price for a large benefit: The cost of preventing catastrophic climate change would be astonishingly small. When we talk about zero climate emissions, we sound crazy; when Bill Gates does it, bankers pick up the phone. Al Gore on how we can’t wish away climate change. Ronald Bailey reviews Whole Earth Discipline by Stewart Brand and Our Choice by Al Gore. An interview with Stewart Brand, from Whole Earth to nuclear power (and more and more and more and more and more). A Guide to Climate Skeptics: Can't tell the legitimate concerns from the nonsense? Skeptics sound like Simpson's lawyers: If the winter glove won't fit, you must acquit.

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