Negotiating from a position of strength -- economic and environmental -- provides a unique opportunity for the U.S. to use the evidence of our domestic success to drive other countries to address the global challenge of climate change.
Crises have a way of doing this to people: They ground them and strengthen their resolve, while they also make them see the flowers between the cracks and draw inspiration from them. And this is all the Greeks can count on, for now.
These are extraordinary times and extraordinary times require public and private sector utilization of extraordinary measures to solve societal issues like the housing crisis. This issue cannot be properly addressed piecemeal.