COP18 demonstrated that we can no longer put our faith in politicians to make the tough decisions we need to avert catastrophic climate change. They have ignored the greatest challenge we face in the world today.
The market fails at giving a timely signal to prepare for "peak oil." Given that we can't invest trillions on the basis of mere speculation, where are we going to get the data on the basis of which to prepare in time?
The EPA announced that greenhouse gas emissions are a danger to human health. This finding is a positive step toward regulating greenhouse gases, and it could give the U.S. more leverage in Copenhagen.