David Cameron, has repeatedly pledged to create the "greenest government ever," and now the country has adopted a new, ambitious goal for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, aiming by 2025 to slash them by half, compared with 1990.
You certainly wouldn't have expected Cameron's latest plan. He has decided to convert us to a new energy source that seems, in the U.S., to have released cancer-causing chemicals and radiation into the water supply.
Washington and its NATO allies have bungled the Libya crisis. Unless they change course, they face endless entanglement in an interminable civil war in North Africa. The only worse option would be to double down and escalate.