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Greece's Debt, a New Monetary System, and the Climate Negotiations in Paris

Mike Sandler | Posted 07.13.2015 | World
Mike Sandler

The amount of debt forgiveness that Greece is able to obtain may be an indicator for how negotiations will go for the world's ecological debts in Paris.

For Paris 2015: A Climate Trust Not a Treaty

Mike Sandler | Posted 01.30.2015 | Green
Mike Sandler

International climate negotiators seem to have given up on a treaty, and their floundering around with unenforceable pledges seems unlikely to result in an outcome that will allow countries to transform their economies away from fossil fuels and provide equitable sustainable development for the majority of humanity.

Equity or Nothing at UN Climate Talks in Cancun

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

UN delegates have been meeting for 18 years. Hasn't anyone figured out a concept that would unify the countries around a single framework? How about equity?

Copenhagen Meets 2012 With Purple Oceans and Green Skies

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

The Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012, and if we don't do something BIG to really start reducing greenhouse gas emissions after that, we are screwed in a big, Emmerich-movie-like way.

Civil Rights and Carbon Emissions

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

If environmental protection is a "luxury," then developing countries should emit as much as they need to, then when they're wealthier, create environmental laws to deal with the mess.