Saturday, December 19, 2009

Quote of the day

"It’s a catastrophe," said Dan Joergensen, a member of the European delegation, of the five-nation agreement. "We’re so far away from the criteria that was set up in order to call it a success, and those weren’t really that ambitious to start with."

(italics, ours)

Well, the President was able to save some face by getting India and China to buy into a vague and totally meaningless non-binding carbon emissions reduction agreement that was not endorsed by the balance of the 193 nations voting on the official accord so I guess we can classify this as a win-win situation.


Harrison said...

Same thing happened with Kyoto.

K T Cat said...

The cool thing is that the EPA can now enforce the agreement without any kind of vote in Congress.

Road Dawg said...

Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right, here I am, Obama.